Thursday, January 8, 2009


Well, now I see the importance of keeping a journal...
1. Amanda got her Associates degree from Chaffey College! Congrats Amanda!
2. I received some great contacts with the CEO and CFO of the bank I work at, which panned out to nothing in the end, maybe it will go somewhere this year, or be helpful in the future...
3. We got a new couch in April
4. Dad (mine) graduated from Cal Poly with his Art Degree and we got to go to his Senior Show
5. I received a scholarship for school
6. Amanda turned 21 years old!!
7. I turned 23 years old!
8. I attended my first ComicCon with brothers-in-law and Amanda (what a noble act of wife-dom)
9. Amanda and I completed our FIRST year of marriage!! Woo hoo!!
10. Amanda had her weird hospital stint and became the 9th wonder of the world
11. I met my favorite author R.A. Salvatore at a book signing event of his in Pasadena
12. Amanda and I went to the Getty for the first time and loved it
13. Amanda and I went on an amazing cruise of the Mexican Riviera
14. We finished of the year with a great Holiday break filled with fun and family

BEST MOVIE (that I saw in a theater)
I had some indecision on this one (between the first three), but

1. Quantum of Solace
2. The Dark Knight
3. Iron Man
4. Wanted
5. Valkyrie

Other great flicks: The Incredible Hulk, Prince Caspian, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Australia, Cloverfield, The Spiderwick Chronicles, and Traitor

WORST MOVIE (and worst seen in theaters maybe ever)
No trouble here, definitely "In The Name of the King"


1. Night, by Elie Wiesel
2. The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley

1. Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury

1. Bourne Identity, by Robert Ludlum
2. Point of Impact, by Stephen hunter

-Fantasy Series
1. A Song of Ice and Fire, by George R.R. Martin (book 1 "A Game of Thrones")

TV SHOWS WE WATCHED (this is pretty much all we watched)

1. The Office
2. 30 Rock
3. Survivor
4. Heroes
5. House
6. Lost, season 1
7. Firefly


Nicole Shelby said...

well...aren't you glad that you have a blog now? because you used it similar to a journal - you wrote about most of these things as they happened this past year!

pretty full!

love ya bud.

Christopher Maloy said...

Nice post Scott. Thanks for the update. 2008 was a pretty good year.

Jodi Jean said...

you had an excellent year!

love ya bro! i count my blog as my journal .. that counts right?!

Amanda said...

Wow we had a busy year.
Love Ya!!!