The Meme


I usually stay away from the whole meme thing, but I’m bored as whoa today, so why the heck not. Courtesy of Amanda:

  • What were you doing 10 years ago?
    Summer of 1997. It was right after my freshman year in college. I was working for the summer down in Ft. Meade, Maryland for “the man.” Driving a shiny new SUV and fixing ancient pascal code for Y2K compliance. Remember Y2K?
  • What were you doing 1 year ago?
    Just starting my new job here at BWH after quitting MIT. Other than that, pretty much the same thing I’m doing now. Oh, I was embroiled in a tenant-landlord dispute at our old apartment with broken windows and leaking walls that was being converted to condos. Going to the usenix ATC conference here in Boston.
  • Five snacks you enjoy
    1. Jelly Bellies (preferably the large variety jug from Costco)
    2. Emerald Nuts
    3. Cape Cod Potato Chips
    4. Chocolate covered cherries
    5. Swedish fish (but only red ones)
  • Five songs that you know all the lyrics to
    1. Dre Day – (Dr. Dre)
    2. Friends in Low Places – (Garth Brooks)
    3. Boot Scootin’ Boogie – (Brooks and Dunn)
    4. Always – (Bon Jovi)
    5. Tonight – (from West Side Story)
  • Five things you would do if you were a millionaire
    1. Pay off this huge amount of debt. Duh!
    2. Give some to various charities
    3. Set plenty aside for annual nice vacations
    4. Get a new computer
    5. Get a fancy leather couch like scojo has
  • Five bad habits
    1. Staying up too late
    2. Sleeping in too late
    3. Not getting any exercise
    4. Eating unhealthy crap all the time
  • Five things you like doing
    1. Daydreaming
    2. Buying things
    3. Flying by the seat of my pants
    4. Pickin’ Tuesdays
    5. Being a guitar hero
  • Five things you would never wear again
    1. That old sweatshirt mapping the battles and events of the civil war
    2. My dorky DVD/CSS circumvention code shirt
    3. Black jeans
    4. Velcro shoes
    5. 3/4-length Triple Fat Goose coat
  • Five favourite toys
    1. Playstation 2
    2. Tivo
    3. Fancy multifunction remote control
    4. Game Boy (even though I don’t have mine anymore)
    5. My Treo
  1. #1 by jcbarret on July 18, 2007 - 2:42 pm

    Dude the Civil War sweatshirt will rise again!