What was your biggest high and biggest low of 2009?

2009 saw the worst economic melt down this century, the king of pop died and swine flu turned out to be a big con with drug companies pocketing millions from consumers worry, but what was your biggest high and low of the year?

for me it was this:

Biggest low: public transport
biggest high: my girlfriend saying yes when I proposed

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biggest high: Paying off my truck
lowest low: taking the extra money from paying off my truck and getting a new car loan for my wife's new van.
Biggest high: finishing my Masters degree.
Doesn't it feel good not to do school work?
Sorry I'm just now seeing this, Library Goon. Yeah, it's nice for now, but my Masters is in education, so I'm going to be doing schoolwork for a long time!
Biggest high: Finding out that my wife was pregnant

Lowest Low: ... jeez I don't even know...
Biggest high: completing my Master's degree.
Biggest low: my father passing away.
high: meeting new friends
low: losing a job
Biggest low for me personally: son #1 having a horrible and potentially fatal disease (infantile spasms). He's better now. Whew!
Biggest high: son #2, not born yet, having an A-OK sonogram.
Scary stuff. Glad to hear he's OK.
Biggest high: completing the course work for my masters
Biggest low: not finishing the thesis by the end of the year

Technically done but not officially graduated yet.
biggest high: Paying off my credit cards (and closing those accounts). Take that debt society!
lowest low: Two deaths in the family.
biggest high: getting married, and took a trip to europe with my best friend.
biggest low: my uncle passed away.

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