I don't do memes very often. (I have plenty to talk about without prodding. :-) But this one was cute and included things I have never written about. So, Joni, this is for you!
What were you doing 10 years ago?
I was living in Columbus, GA and commuting to Atlanta A LOT for dates with my now-husband. I was crazy about him--but not sure if the feeling was mutual. Frankly, because he was working 120+ hours a week (I am NOT exaggerating), he often fell asleep during our dates. The most memorable time was when we were at Music Midtown at 4 in the afternoon with thousands of other people, surrounded by 4 stages with live music blaring and he sat down against a chain link fence and took a nap.
During the week I was working for a financial services holding company as a project manager for a corporate reorganization. I owned a house and had a roommate named Leslie.
Because it is Summer, I am loving blueberries, strawberries and peaches (sometimes even with whipped cream on top)
Anything salty (Chex mix, cashews, vinegar & salt chips, chips and salsa)
Cold Diet Coke (in a can or bottle--no ice and not from a fountain!)
To Do List
I am a HUGE fan of the To Do list. I have tried dozens of approaches to 'the perfect list,' but my preferred method is low tech. I carry a small, lined pad with three headings: Call/E-mail, Do, and Go. Crossing things off is the ultimate reward.
On Sundays I rewrite a fresh list for the week. There are currently 31 things on my list (and 7 of them have been on there for more than a month!)
Jobs I Have Had:
Babysitter, Personal Assistant/Framing Shop Attendant (that boss was a piece of work), Longhorn Waitress, Bank Teller, Financial Services Assistant, '96 Olympic Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies Production Intern, Corporate Recruiter, Supermarket Bank Manager, Leadership Development, Private Banker
Places I Have Lived
Georgia, Alabama, Virginia
Not planning my meals and eating whatever is available instead
Talking more than I listen
Not using sunscreen
Shopping as an escape/coping mechanism
5 Random Things People May Not Know
Is there anything left?
I once had my belly button pierced just because it was out of character and no one thought I would do it. It lasted about a month.
I considered going to law school after a couple of years in the workplace. I even went to an LSAT prep course.
If the triplets had been girls they were going to be named Elizabeth(after my mom), Caroline (after my mother-in-law) and K (because we liked it).
My son, R, is the 6th generation R. Scott, but we change first names to reflect the maternal grandfather's name, so he is not 'the 6th.'
I am not a Tom Boy, per se, but I am not afraid of bugs, frogs, spiders, etc... It probably has something to do with growing up in rural Alabama.
CDs I would want if stranded on an island:
David Crowder Band, Jennifer Knapp, Best of Passion (So Far), Indigo Girls
What I'd Do if I Were a Billionaire:
Furnish my empty room, pay off our mortgage, pay someone to put away my laundry, employ a meal planner/chef and spend my days giving the rest away to ministries that serve the needy.
Anybody else want to play?