a meme

I rarely do memes but since Cravey was adament, here's one now:

What were you doing 10 years ago?

I'd been working at Emory for 8 years at that point and had been "horsetraded" to a molecular biologist for just over a year to get some work done on a new project for my boss. So that meant I had two bosses and one was a real ASSHOLE. He'd burned through 6 people in one year and Personnel would no longer send applicants his way, which is why I was elected to work with the dick. I was not happy about the situation!

What were you doing 1 year ago?

Pretty much the same thing I'm doing now. At that time I had a girlfriend so that was a difference but I have the same house and same job--I do have a new car since then.

Five snacks you enjoy:

1. Froot Loops
2. Pringles
3. Hershey Nuggets
4. Capn Crunch
5. Chocolate Covered Cherries

Five songs to which you know all the lyrics:

1. I have no functional memory. I can't reliably remember my own name all the time.
2-5. See above

Five things you would do if you were a millionaire:

1. Stay home
2. Hide from people
3. Kayak a lot
4. Buy home on lake or river
5. Mountain bike in desert

Five bad habits:

1. Procrastination
2. Waffle on decisions (related to above)
3. I talk too much
4. Picking at my eyes / eyelashes
5. Reading in bed until 4am or so

Five (g-rated) things you like doing:

1. Eating candy!!!
2. Reading
3. Cooking & baking
4. Kayaking
5. Playing Age of Empires

Five things you would never wear again:

1. Pants with a 28" waist
2. Those litte nylon running shorts from the 70s
3. knee high tube socks
4. tight sweaters
5. ??????

Five favorite (g-rated) toys:

1. Age of Empires
2. 2 kayaks
3. RePlay TV unit (like a Tivo)
4. Dreamweaver
5. Digital camera!!

Bonus: The stock market--best toy ever created

INSTRUCTIONS:The blog chain that got this here.........If you participate, remove the blog in the top spot from the following list and bump everyone up one place. Then add your blog to the bottom slot, like so:

- One Gal's Musing-Philly Transplant

- No Accent Yet

- What Can't Be Looked For

- Utenzi


Jen said…
Well Done Utenzi!

Also, I didn't know you had SUCH a sweet tooth.. go figure.

kenju said…
Dave, maybe the reason you can't always remember your name is that you are on sugar overload!!!
Anonymous said…
Interesting list. Aren't you glad you did it? You know, for the longest time, I thought my son was playing a game called Age of Vampires until I saw the box. Silly.
rosemary said…
I don't think anyome wears those running shorts anymore...thankfully. Then there is the eating candy thing....and the fruit loops and 2-5
Bob-kat said…
Great meme answers! I don't know what half of the snack things are as we don't have them in the UK (at least under that name).

My digi camera is my favourite toy for sure. Closely followed by my swords!
SassyAssy said…
I am thanking the Greek Gods that you decided to refrain from ever wearing tube sox & 70's running shorts. Now if we could only do something about your penchant for wearing thonged speedos at the beach (wink, wink). Tee hee
LOL, LOL...Love yoyr answers Dave...(Surprised you said you had a girlfriend THEN....no more?...If that's too personal, I am sorry.....)
I like the things you would do if a Millionaire....except 'hide from everybody'....LOL
Good Meme!
mariamusic said…
Great Job!

I was "tagged" a few days ago, and I am yet thinking up the questions.

I just realized what "being tagged" meant!!! in blogosphere!
Deana said…
What happened to your girlfriend?

Great list..Pringles are good! And I am really glad you won't wear tight sweaters. They look so silly!
tiff said…
OK - add another to the list of "what happened to the GF?" Feel free to tell me to bugger off tho.

nylon running shorts and knee hgh tube sox ROCKED back in the day!
Diane Mandy said…
I rarely do memes either, but I am glad you did. Very entertaining, and a few answers came as a surprise.
Ivy said…
I enjoyed reading this!

But come on.. You know you really really loved those running shorts!

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