LiB tagged me, so here I go! I Googled around and noted that the meme had morphed here and there.
Four jobs I’ve had in my life:
Spine-label scribe, jet engine mechanic, aircraft maintenance officer, digital library manager
Four movies I could watch over and over:
The Fisher King, Desk Set, It’s a Wonderful Life, Rudy (I always cry at the end of Rudy… I love the tough little folks who try and try and try and win in the end)
Four places I’ve lived:
New York City, Germany (Huhnsruck), Korea (Suwon), San Francisco… all remarkably similar
Four TV shows I love to watch:
Law and Order SVU, Seventh Heaven, Cold Case, The L-Word. (I could lie and say I only watched a little PBS…)
Four websites I visit daily:
4 Places I have been on vacation:
Frankfurt, Germany; Meramec Caverns, Missouri ; Arnham, Belgium; Bury St. Edmund, UK
Four of my favorite foods:
Crab (Dungeness, soft-shell, whatever), raw oysters, smoked salmon, french fries
Four places I’d rather be:
Headed nowhere in particular on Route 66, riding the IRT toward the Upper West Side for a trip to the Hungarian Pastry Shop, wandering through any major city outside the United States, or sitting in an ocean-view table at the Cliff House or Beach Chalet, slurping up steamers and admiring the Pacific–as long as Sandy is with me
Four albums I can’t live without:
I’m a real barnstormer in this department. Aretha Franklin: To Be Young, Gifted and Black; Eva Cassidy: Songbird; Chanticleer: Sing We Christmas; Emma Kirkby: Time Stands Still… You should be here in HQ FRL when I’m shaking my behind to “First Snow in Kokomo”!
Four Vehicles I’ve Owned
All used; I’ve never owned a new car.
1993 Honda Civic (1998)–my current set of wheels–a reliable pal of a car, 155,000 miles and still going strong; I think of this car as the reason I can afford a second masters’ degree
Japanese Toyota (1990)–no, really, I mean a Japanese Toyota, with right-hand drive, bought for $800 from a GI in Korea who bought it from another GI who had brought it over from Okinawa
German Audi (1987-1989)–yes, a German Audi, bought in Germany from a salesman; a lovely car bought for almost nothing that served me well for two years. 100 mph on the Autobahn? No problem!
Pontiac Fiero (1985-1987)–the most abysmal piece of junk I’ve ever owned: overpriced, prone to failure, probably a flood victim, bought when I was a stupid second lieutenant; I got it off my hands at a loss and was grateful to see it go
Four people I’m tagging… hmm, let me make this fun: