Wednesday, February 01, 2006


Laurie over at Soldiers' Angels - New York tagged me with this meme. An interesting exercise over my morning coffee. I know, it's not morning. But morning is entirely relative when you stay up until 0400. we go!

4 Jobs You Have Had In Your Life
1. Landscaper’s Assistant (first job, age 15, pure grunt work)
2. Suicide Prevention Center Hotline Worker (volunteer, 18 months, high burn-out factor)
3. Electronic Warfare Equipment Technician (AF-ese for NSA spook equipment fixer, 3+ years)
4. Director, Site Operations Center (Last job; web services firm in SFO)

4 Movies You Would Watch Over and Over
1. Annie Hall
2. Anything, and I mean anything, at an IMAX theatre (“The Magic of Flight” is particularly good)
3. Shrek I (preferably with my nine-year old son)
4. Top Gun (where, oh where, is the AF equivalent?)

4 Places You Have Lived
1. Southfields, UK (London suburb)
2. Bourg-La-Reine, Seine, France (Paris suburb)
3. Mebus Evleri (Ankara, Turkey suburb)
4. Marlowe Heights, MD (Wash DC suburb)
(I lived in all these places before my 14th birthday – the life of a military brat)

4 TV Shows You Love to Watch
1. Weather Channel Evening Edition (Alexandra Steele, LO #1*)
2. Weather Channel Late Edition (Hillary Andrews, LO #2)
3. Washington Journal, C-SPAN (whenever I’m up that early)
4. Mail Call, History Channel
* LO: Lust Object

4 Places You Have Been On Vacation
1. Bath, Maine (last year)
2. Yellowstone National Park (BEST destination in the USA, bar none)
3. Pattaya Beach, Thailand
4. Sapporo, Japan (Ice Festival)

4 Websites You Visit Daily
1. Lileks (the man can WRITE!)
2. Neptunus Lex (Ditto)
3. memeorandum (best-ever blog links)
4. Real Clear Politics (best links to thought-provoking stuff)

4 Favorite Foods
1. Large rare NY cut
2. Prime rib
3. Lobster
4. Sushi, when I’m on the coast (any coast)

4 Places You Would Rather Be Right Now
1. Rio de Janeiro (coz I’ve never been)
2. Great Barrier Reef, Australia (ditto)
3. Bangkok (coz I HAVE been)
4. Santorini (is there a more beautiful place, anywhere?)

4 People to Tag
1. Number One Son
2. Number Two Son, but he doesn’t blog (he should. just sayin')
3. BB
4. Fellow New Mexican Ilyka


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  2. This was a good thing for you to do as it gives a little insight into an intriging man. Very interesting life. I'd have to say you've lived!


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