Tagged, I’m it!

I have something of a rule against memes on this blog, but since I was tagged by Brownfemipower over at Woman of Color Blog, I feel obligated to break that rule.  It actually brings up a general internal debate about where I post different stuff.  I’ve got a livejournal for the fluff and the really personal stuff, and a defunct website where I used to have a public, personal blog.  Maybe I’ll wind up consolidating stuff somewhere at somepoint.  But given that I barely blog lately, with the exception of memes… well, anyhow.  Hopefully I’ll get back on track with the blogging here soon, but for now, a meme.
Four Jobs I’ve Had in My Life:

  1. Circuit Rider – my current job.  It means I’m a travelling computer techie, working with non-profits and grassroots organizations.
  2. Shipper at a feminist film distributor
  3. Worker at an arboretum
  4. Manager of one night a week at the most slackerly campus café ever

Four Movies I Could Watch Over and Over, and Have

  1. Immortal Beloved (Gary Oldman as Beethoven?  Can’t get much better than that.)
  2. The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  3. PCU (and I’ve never even watched it while under -any- influence.)
  4. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Four places I’ve Lived

  1. Hillside, New Jersey
  2. London
  3. Swarthmore, PA
  4. New York City – Manhattan, Bronx and Brooklyn, so far

Four TV Shows I Love To Watch

  1. Arrested Development (big finale marathon riday, folks!)
  2. Jeopardy!
  3. Desparate Housewives
  4. Grey’s Anatomy

Four Places I Have never been but want to go

  1. Puerto Rico.  I actually went with my family for a week when I was around 11 or so, but I think it would be a drastically different experience for me now.
  2. Vienna
  3. Venice
  4. the Pacific Northwest

Four Guilty Pleasure Websites:

  1. kingdomofloathing.com (it’s so addictive)
  2. strap-on.org
  3. gamespot.com
  4. websudoku.com (for all of these, the guilt usually stems from me wasting time on them instead of doing work)

Four Foods I can’t stand and why

  1. Mushrooms.  Something about the texture and the taste combined.  I’m starting to tolerate little ones cooked and mixed in with other food, but the big ones, blech.
  2. Eggplant.  See above, except that I don’t tolerate it at all.
  3. Many types of seafood, especially particularly seafoody tasting stuff.
  4. Tea.  I know it’s not a food, but it really makes me gag.  I’ve tried to like it, to no avail.

Four Places I Would Rather Be Right Now:

  1. Laying out in Prospect Park with my dog and friends, if the temperature was about 30-40 degrees warmer.
  2. Ireland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. The Shire.  Post-War of the Ring, of course.  Alternatively, someplace where I could go roaming through woods and over hills and through streams and generally bask in the glory of nature, preferably accompanied by good people.

Four people whom I tag next:
Maybe I’m no fun, and maybe I just need to get back to work already, but I’m actually not going to tag anyone else.  ¡Lo siento!

4 Responses to “Tagged, I’m it!”

  1. 1 brownfemipower

    gracias baby, I send you lots of kisses…(next time just tell me fuck no!! I can handle it!) ;0)
    ps. i Loooooved gary oldmen in immortal!!!!! that’s a great movie, esp when he puts his head on the piano cuz he can’t hear….

  2. 2 Jack

    hey, no worries, i enjoyed the meme and the impetus to blog something, even if it was just a meme!

    and yeah, a brilliant movie. though i must warn that folks should take Immortal Beloved with a salt lick – just a grain won’t do, since it’s SOOOO fictionalized and bears only nominal resemblance to Beethoven’s actual life.

  3. 3 fabi

    Hey–thanks for visiting my blog–and good luck to you as well fellowship.

    Oh and your current job sounds awesome.

    I hear you on LJ/ for more personal stuff, I’ve debated that over and over again. But I can hardly keep up with my current blog–and I kinda like the personal though at times it is too vulnerable.

    Great blog!

  4. 4 Erica

    The Shire! Awesome! I agree. We’re up to our necks in snow here in upstate NY. I could really use some mead from the Prancing Pony.

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