Saturday, March 25, 2006

Memed by Maine

My Aunt Lee in Maine tagged me with this meme. Feel free to join in if you like.

Four jobs you have had in your life [to make it interesting, I have added the stipulation that the jobs should be ones that not many people may know about or remember]:

1. Door-to-Door Canvasser for Voter-Revolt, grass roots political organization in Southern California
2. Botanist's Assistant (Summer Job, Occidental College, 1986)
3. Stuffer (Assembling Sunday papers for the Los Angeles Times)
4. "Hand Dip" (Ice Cream Scooper for Thrifty's Ice Cream)

Four movies you would watch over and over:

1. The Outlaw Josey Wales
2. This is Spinal Tap
3. Highlander
4 . Apocalypse, Now










Four places you have lived:

1. Honolulu, Hawaii
2. Canyon Country, California
3. Pasadena, California
4. Brooklyn, New York

Four TV shows you love to watch:

1. Best Week Ever (VH1)
2. The Daily Show
3. Miami Ink
4. Dog the Bounty Hunter

Four places you have been on vacation:

1. Israel
2. Springfield, Illinois
3. Hawaii
4. Maine

Four websites I visit daily (that I am willing to admit here):

1. The New York Times
2. VH1 Best Week Ever Blog
3. Poetry Daily News
4. BillyBlog

Four of my favorite foods:

1. Beef Ribs
2. Salsa
3. Candy Corn
4. Skinny Cow Silhouettes


Four places I would rather be right now:

1. Pa'auilo, Hawai'i 2. Tahiti 3. Kenya (on safari) 4. The Galapagos Islands

Four visitors to BillyBlog who I think will post their reponses:

1. Melanie 2. Jill 3. Jenise 4. Anonymous

7 comments:

Jenise said...

Four jobs you have had in your life [to make it interesting, I have added the stipulation that the jobs should be ones that not many people may know about or remember]:

1. Salad Girl at Sizzler Resturant
2. Bank Teller (for only 6 months in Down Town Honolulu, all the street people had their direct deposits to that bank, very smelly job)
3. Going Door to Door and waving at cars for Frank Fasi
4. Counter help at Taco Hut

Four movies you would watch over and over:

1. Ever After
2. Cinderella
3. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen ( I call it " Five Marvelous Men" but hubby always laughs and corrects me")
4 . To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar

Four places you have lived:

1. Maryland
2. Several cities on O'ahu, Hawaii
3. Spokane, Washington
4. Ormond Beach, Florida

Four TV shows you love to watch:

1. Flip This House
2. Miami Ink
3. Dirty Jobs
4. Numbers

Four places you have been on vacation:

1. Jamacia
2. Missouri
3. Bahamas
4. Florida

Four websites I visit daily (that I am willing to admit here):

1. Mom's of Kids with ADHD
2. Pray for Abby
3. MSN
4. BillyBlog

Four of my favorite foods:

1. Rice with any kind of meat
2. Wheat Thins with Auolette garlic and herb spread
3. Artichokes
4. Dove mini dark chocolate ice cream bars with vanilla ice cream


Four places I would rather be right now:

1. Kailua, Hawai'i 2. Tahiti 3. Fiji 4. Italy

Jill said...

Four jobs I've have had in my life [to make it interesting, I have added the stipulation that the jobs should be ones that not many people may know about or remember]:

1. Sales clerk at the Gap during the Christmas season, where my job basically consisted of folding corduroys and color-coding them on the wall.
2. Soccer coach for 6 to 9 year old girls
3. X-ray developer
4. Bookseller (with the founder of Billyblog, himself!)

Four movies I would watch over and over:

1. Brokeback Mountain, well because it's fresh on the brain...
2. Shakespeare in Love
3. Dangerous Liaisons
4. The Piano

Four places I have lived:

1. Santa Barbara
2. London
3. Nantucket
4. New York

Four TV shows I love to watch:

1. Survivor
2. The Amazing Race
3. Jeopardy
4. that's about it...(until I get caught up on Lost)

Four places I have been on vacation:

1. Israel
2. Egypt
3. the Czech Republic
4. Mexico...been back for less than two days!

Four web sites I visit daily:

1. yahoo.com
2. Orbitz
3. Billyblog!
4. Epicurious...well, almost every day.

Four of my favorite foods:

1. feta cheese (and really, anything Middle Eastern)
2. hearts of palm
3. seared tuna
4. popcorn

Four places I would rather be right now:

1. Skiing...anywhere, anyplace
2. Hiking in the Canadian Rockies
3. with my neice and nephews and the rest of my family...doesn't much matter where.
4. traveling the world (I was born in the house of travel, according to a zodiac chart reading I once had. We all know that's accurate stuff!)

Anonymous said...

Four jobs you have had in your life [to make it interesting, I have added the stipulation that the jobs should be ones that not many people may know about or remember]:

1. Highway construction worker - Ohio Department of Transportation
2. "Kelly Girl"
3. Drug runner (actually, I delivered prescriptions to elderly folks in their homes for a pharmacy)
4. Library assistant (fired after 2 days from this work-study job for reading the books instead of shelving them)

Four movies you would watch over and over:

1. 2001: A Space Odyssey
2. Lord of the Rings trilogy
3. The Commitments
4. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (1956)

Four places you have lived:

1. Baltimore, MD
2. Athens, OH
3. Altamonte Springs, FL
4. La Crescenta, CA

Four TV shows you love to watch:

1. 24
2. The Backyardigans
3. Daily Show
4. test pattern

Four places you have been on vacation:

1. Indonesia
2. England
3. Brooklyn
4. British Columbia

Four websites I visit daily (that I am willing to admit here):

1. radioparadise.com
2. afropop.org
3. timeanddate.com/worldclock/
4. espn

Four of my favorite foods:

1. Fish and Chips
2. Cap'n Crunch
3. Cincinnati-style Chili
4. Boba

Four places I would rather be right now:

1. Sleeping at home
2. Sleeping on Makena Big Beach, Maui
3. Sleeping in a tent in Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite Nat'l Park
4. On the floor of my office (sleeping)

mellomouth said...

Four jobs I've have had in my life:
1. Gymnastics Coach
2. Resort Activities Director
3. Assistant Zoo Keeper
4. Bra Fitter

Four movies I would watch over and over: well, because one of them is fresh on the brain...
1. Sixteen Candles
2. Pretty In Pink
3. Breakfast Club
4. Rocky Horror Picture Show

Four places I have lived:
1. Bronx
2. Manhattan
3. Brooklyn
4. Pasadena, Ca.

Four TV shows I love to watch:
1. 24
2. Lost
3. American Idol
4. Miami Ink

Four places I have been
1. Hawaii
2. Puerto Rico
3. Niagra Falls
4. Monroeville, Al

Four web sites I visit daily:
1. Billy Blog
2. Weight Watchers
3. Google
4. Ebay (not quite everyday)

Four of my favorite foods:
1. SUSHI
2. pizza
3. Chocolate
4. Chocolate covered peanut butter filled pretzels

Four places I would rather be right now:
1. Bed
2. Hawaii
3. California (vacation only)
4. DisneyWorld

Tony said...

Congrats, Bill. All four of your predicted responders have now posted their responses. You kow your readership well, I see.

mellomouth said...

Wait - is that the regular anonymous - or a new one - I'm having a hard time picturing some of those? A little afraid to ask questions on Saturday...

Anonymous said...

I'm not the regular anonymous. I'm the irregular one.