If you see a whole thing - it seems that it's always beautiful. Planets, lives... But up close a world's all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life's a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern. - Ursula K. LeGuin

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Getting To Know You Meme

The lovely and very funny Deb was kind enough to tag me for this little meme that has been circulating the blogosphere.

Here are the rules:

The rules of the game get posted at the beginning. Each player answers the questions about themselves. At the end of the post, the player then tags 5-6 people and posts their names, then go to their blogs and leave them a comment, letting them know they have been tagged and asking them to read your blog.

1. What was I doing 10 years ago?

I was in the middle of breaking up with my first husband (Boy's dad). It was a long, difficult and painful process. I finally told him I wanted a divorce (after about 4 years of seriously thinking about it) in June 1998 and then spent the next 6 months getting him to accept it. I was also working at snooty medical school, trying to write my dissertation and helping Boy deal with his recently diagnosed learning disability. Not a fun year.

2. Five things on my to do list for today.

Dojo (check), Rock Climb, Food Shopping, Figure out Dinner, Research/Writing

3. Snacks I enjoy.

Does Guiness count as a snack?

I'm actually not a snack-y person. I like meals. Big hearty meals. Preferably with cheese. But I do like cashews, hummus, avocado (yes it's a snack), really sharp cheddar, crusty bread, and home-grown tomatoes. (Hmmm. Maybe that can be dinner)

4. Things I would do if I was a billionaire.


Put Boy through college with no worries. Trust funds for all the other kids in our family (9 between b and I). Buy a lot of land in the middle of nowhere and build a very small house on it. Travel with b around South America. Buy b something like this:



5. Places I have lived.

Born and raised in the City Like No Other. Lived for 4 years in suburban-rural town 1 hour north of City Like No Other. Now live here in Small City-Big Town, South-Lite

6. People I want to know more about.

I'll pick some of my new bloggy friends from NaComLeavMo:

Nit
Calliope
Heather
MsPrufrock
MoxieMama

Thanks for playing!

7 comments:

alicia said...

I am also a fan of cheese. unfortunately for me i have developed lactose intolerance, i carry pills with me everywhere now cause i can't give up the cheese.

here from nacomleavmo

Heather Johnson said...

My answers are posted - thanks! :)

Kim said...

Thanks for sharing! NCLM

Deb said...

OK - if Guiness counts as a snack, I need to amend mine to include Jaegger bombs and Lemon Drop shots.

Now, the crusty bread,really sharp cheddar and tomatos - sound like a freakin awesome bruschetta. what time are you cooking??? Hungry!

calliope said...

yay! thanks for the tag! I just did my weekend posts so I am going to meme all over your comment section. heh...

1. What was I doing 10 years ago?
I had just been promoted to a dream job and moved into a new apartment. Plus my boyfriend was oh so dreamy.
(sadly dream job turned into hell job and dreamy boyfriend turned out to be a wank)


2. Five things on my to do list for today.
sleep in, wash hair, serve lunch, catch up on blogs, & make Monday's list


3. Snacks I enjoy.
salty things usually- I like pistachios best!

4. Things I would do if I was a billionaire.
fund MANY internet IVF's, get live in help with Grandmother, hire a personal chef and then donate the rest

5. Places I have lived:
california, spain, california, florida, alabama, florida, alabama, tennennesse, london, tennennesse, virginia, new york, california, alabama, florida

JamieD said...

Guiness definitely counts as a snack. How about a beverage-like snack?

MsPrufrock said...

I haven't forgotten about this meme, fyi. Unfortunately I'm just the world's biggest procrastinator. Will not forget, will not forget...