Thursday, February 09, 2006

Okay, Victoria, you're on.

Four Places You've Lived:

1.) Enfield, CT
2.) Watertown, MA
3.) Kalamazoo, MI
4.) Rochester, NY

Four Jobs You've Had:

1.) Scanning electron microscopist
2.) Technical writer
3.) Computer and network support wretch
4.) Insect molecular ecologist

Four Movies You Could Watch Over & Over:

1.) Diner
2.) Best In Show
3.) The Tall Blond Man With One Black Shoe (original French version w/subtitles)
4.) Good Night, and Good Luck

Four TV Shows You Love to Watch:

1.) Futurama
2.) Red Dwarf
3.) Waiting for God
4.) Blackadder(any series)

Four places you've been on vacation:

1.) Badlands National Park, South Dakota
2.) Dunedin, New Zealand
3.) Kangaroo Island, South Australia
4.) Catalina Island, California

Four websites you visit daily:

1.) The Panda's Thumb
2.) EvolDir
3.) Weather Underground
4.) Wikipedia

Four of your favorite foods:

1.) Spinach and cannellini beans
2.) Pan-grilled scallops with garlic butter
3.) Key lime pie (with whipped cream -- NOT meringue!)
4.) Spaghetti with fresh chopped tomatoes, avocado, garlic, and grated cheese

Four places you'd rather be:

1.) Australia, New Zealand, or anywhere else you can get a nice cold lemon Lift
2.) Devil's Lake State Park (Wisconsin) in midsummer
3.) Kalamazoo, Michigan
4.) Any place that's warm and has good bugs

And I'll add a few:

Four songs you could listen to a hundred times in a row:

1.) "Rocky Mountain Way", Joe Walsh
2.) "Outside", The Fixx
3.) "Video Killed the Radio Star", Buggles
4.) "Fifty Mission Cap", Tragically Hip

Four books you could read until the covers wear out:

1.) United States, Gore Vidal
2.) The Earth Dwellers, Erich Hoyt
3.) Modern Manners, P.J. O'Rourke
4.) Harry Potter and the [insert rest of title here], J.K. Rowling

Four things you've done that would surprise at least some of your friends:

1.) Voted in a Republican primary (for John Anderson, in 1980)
2.) Wrote several dozen rock songs, and played guitar in a garage band
3.) Briefly took the controls of a small plane
4.) Stopped at McDonald's on a quiz bowl road trip without getting coffee

Four things you'd like to do if you ever get a chance:

1.) Live and work in another country
2.) Visit all 50 states (8 more to go)
3.) Have a kitchen with a gas range
4.) Finally get an NSF grant

1 Comments:

At 4:53 AM, Anonymous Rebecca said...

I think I made a wee faux pas by meme-ing as a comment in Victoria's blog. I'm sure she'll forgive me:)

Now to annoy you, I'll do your additional meme-things:

Four songs you could listen to a hundred times in a row:

1.) "Shelter", Lone Justice
2.) "The Christmas Song," The Raveonettes
3.) "Annie Waits", Ben Folds
4.) "The Ballad of Wendell Clark", Rheostatics

Four books you could read until the covers wear out:

1.) "A Prayer for Owen Meany", John Irving
2.) "Me Talk Pretty One Day", David Sedaris
3.) "Pigs in Heaven," Barbara Kingsolver
4.) "Babycakes", Armistead Maupin

Four things you've done that would surprise at least some of your friends:
1.) Hiked down a ravine in 80-degree heat (the only way you can swim in Tarania Creek)
2.) Hiked back up the ravine.
3.) Killed a man in Reno, just to wat---oh, wait, that was Johnny Cash.
4.) Have gone eight months (and counting) without eating any fast food or drinking any soda.

Four things you'd like to do if you ever get a chance:
1.) Play hockey (with other people who suck at it, not in the NHL or anything).
2.) Visit Japan/learn some Japanese.
3.) Own a house.
4.) Attend a Red Wings game (winter, 2007, I hope)

 

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