My countdown of my favorite things of 2012 is continuing with the ten best shows of the year. As you might have expected, I watched a lot of television this year, and it was difficult to narrow it down. Check out my list below the cut, and make sure to check back tomorrow for my ten favorite movies of the year!
They say that what you do at the start of a new year is what you’ll be doing at the end of that year. So, you know – if you’re with your boyfriend, you’ll still be with him at the end of the year. If you’re, I don’t know, traveling through space and time with your blonde companion, then you’ll ring in the next new year doing the same thing.
I began 2012 on a train from New York City back to my town, surrounded by my three best friends, two acquaintances, and a train full of strangers. We had gone into the city that day to celebrate the new year – my friend Taryn had two friends visiting from college, and they wanted to watch the ball drop in Times Square, while the remainder of our group (myself and my friends Amanda and Billy) decided to just walk around, instead of braving the chaos of Times Square.
Being a grown-up is hard. You have to pay bills and drive yourself to the doctor and you can’t just make your mom go buy you new jeans when you rip a pair when you fall down the stairs (not…that I’ve ever done that, of course). This is why I’ve eschewed adulthood as much as possible (mainly because I really hate clothes shopping).
But really, being independent is amazing, but no matter how long you’ve been supporting yourself, it can still be scary. Being independent means if you screw up, you don’t have anyone to blame but yourself. You have to be an adult and take responsibility for yourself (or do what I do and blame it on your mom anyway). Continue reading