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23 November 2007

Meme of Four

I haven't quite finished all of the grading I brought home this weekend, and I'm about to leave for the movies (yes, I'm spending money on Buy Nothing Day, but only on a movie ticket for What Would Jesus Buy? ...and a bag of popcorn), but this post by Brian has been bouncing around in my head for a couple of days; so when Zoltan bit I had to also...

4 jobs you’ve had:

  1. busboy
  2. did laundry for sports clubs (high school, college and professional)
  3. battery factory
  4. clerk at US Postal Service

4 movies you could watch over & over:

  1. Beyond Rangoon (it’s not great, but it gets to me every time)
  2. Bullets Over Broadway
  3. Casablanca
  4. Life of Brian

4 places you’ve lived:

  1. Long Beach
  2. Berkeley
  3. Santa Cruz
  4. Laguna Beach (all within walking distance to the beach; never though about it much, but I apparently don't like to be surrounded by continent)

4 TV shows you love to watch:

  1. The Wire
  2. Family Guy
  3. Arrested Development (only the good die young)
  4. The Daily Show (though I confess to watching Kitchen Nightmares, also)

4 places you’ve been on vacation:

  1. Switzerland
  2. Ireland
  3. British Columbia
  4. Guana Cay, Bahamas

4 authors you love to read:

  1. Edward Abbey
  2. John McPhee
  3. Douglas Adams
  4. Dava Sobel

4 websites you visit daily:

  1. Astronomy Picture of the Day
  2. Google Reader
  3. New York Times
  4. USGS Earthquakes page

4 of your favorite foods:

  1. Neapolitan Pizza (I try not to be too much of a purist, but if you haven’t had the genuine article, you’ve never taste pizza)
  2. Kung Pao Chicken
  3. Tortilla Soup
  4. Chili

4 places you’d rather be:

  1. Thousand Island Lake, Eastern Sierra
  2. San Francisco (two more weeks!)
  3. Rafting the Grand Canyon
  4. Laguna Beach (sometimes you have to appreciate where you are)

4 lucky people to tag:

  1. Kim
  2. Riverbend
  3. Thermochronic
  4. Jon Carroll

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