Tuesday, October 02, 2007

I'm it!

I've been tagged, and being an unrepentant narcissist, I've had no trouble thinking of fascinating* personal tidbits:

Jobs I've Had:

  • Temp Worker (including two of my worst jobs EVER: 1. I arrived to replace someone who didn’t know he was being transferred- slash- demoted, awkward, and 2. telemarketing disguised as “market research”)
  • Receptionist (law office, event design company)
  • Administrative assistant (insurance company)
  • Technical Writer/Editor
  • Personal Trainer/Pilates Teacher
  • SAT Verbal Tutor
  • Pastry Chef
  • Food Writer

Movies I Can Watch Over and Over:
  • Harold and Maude
  • Wes Anderson’s movies (Rushmore, Royal Tenembaums, Life Aquatic)
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Mean Girls

Books I Can Read Over and Over:
  • Gilead
  • Birds of America
  • Candyfreak
  • Lolita & Pale Fire
  • Short stories by David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell, etc

Places I Have Lived:
  • San Jose
  • Claremont
  • London
  • Los Angeles

Places I Have Visited:
  • Western/southwestern US states
  • Hawaii
  • British Columbia
  • New York
  • 15ish European countries

Places I Would Like to Visit:

  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Brazil
  • South Africa
  • Thailand
  • Croatia
  • The Corn Islands

TV Shows I Watch:
  • ANTM (yessssssssssss)
  • 30 Rock (see above)
  • Veronica Mars and Arrested Development on DVD
  • The Simpsons
  • Jeopardy, to prove my mental superiority

Foods I Like:
  • Refried beans…no joke, these top the list
  • Chocolate, any and all desserts
  • Fruit and veggies
  • Homemade bread, peanut butter, banana (world’s best breakfast)
  • Vegetarian Mexican & Indian food

I'd Rather Be:
  • reading in bed

Websites I Visit Daily:
  • My zillion email accounts
  • About Candy—of course!
  • Ask Metafilter
  • Oh No They Didn’t!
  • Go Fug Yourself

*This might be a bit subjective


Nicole said...