Saturday, July 26, 2008

Four Things

This meme comes from Sweetfluttersbys. She challenged anyone who wanted to follow her in doing this and I was feeling obliging.

So here goes:

Four jobs I’ve had

-sales and purchasing in a machine shop
-legal secretary/receptionist
-small town weekly reporter
-retail clerk in a downtown Roanoke store

Four movies I can watch over and over

- Dirty Dancing
- Steel Magnolias
- Flashdance
- The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (all three movies)

Four places I’ve lived

- Salem, VA
- On Lee's Gap Road outside of Fincastle, VA
- On Breckinridge Mill Road outside of Fincastle, VA
- On Blacksburg Road outside of Fincastle, VA.

Obviously I have pretty much lived in one place all of my life.

Four TV shows I love

- Buffy the Vampire Slayer
- Xena: Warrior Princess
- Cagney & Lacey
- Six Feet Under

Four places I’ve vacationed

-Myrtle Beach, SC
-Williamsburg, VA
-Gatlinburg, TN
-Virginia Beach, VA

Four of my favorite foods

-root beer
-yeast rolls

Four sites I visit daily

-Blogger/favorite blogs
-wherever my work and research takes me

Four places I would rather be right now

-on vacation at Myrtle Beach, SC
-In a cabin in the woods where no one can find me
-Scotland, Ireland or England
-in bed with my husband ;-)

Okay, anybody else wanna play? Have at it.


  1. I would except I posted a similar sort of list (six things) and readers would start thinking that I'm getting old and forgetful :-) Enjoyed reading yours though...

  2. Ha! Great one, Dew! We are pretty similar in lots of ways- nice to know.

  3. 4 jobs:
    waitress in many restaurants
    case manager-Meals on Wheels
    counselor teaching stress management to chronic pain patients

    4 movies:
    Babettes Feast
    Lord of the Rings
    Indiana Jones
    The Man from Snowy River

    4 places I lived:
    New Jersey

    4 TV shows I watch if I am in a hotel or at someone else's house:
    Law and Order
    Law and Order: Criminal Intent
    Without a Trace
    Iron Chef

    4 places I have vacationed
    Big Bend National Park

    4 of my favorite foods
    Ribeye steak
    Red wine(is that a food?)
    fried eggs and bacon

    4 sites I visit daily:
    the bank
    farm/baking research

    4 places I would rather be right now:
    sitting by the ocean
    Lost Mine Trail, BBNP
    the Burren, County Clare Ireland
    sitting in a restaurant having a ribeye, some potatoes and a glass of red wine with a friend

    I hope you have found a place to go write...

  4. I love it when you post stuff like this! I feel like I get to know you a little more. No wonder I enjoy your blog, we have a lot in common.

  5. Ginger - great list. I hope you copied it and moved it to your blog.

    I have not yet found a place to go write but I am confident I will.

    Amy, June and SF, thanks for your thoughts!

  6. cool! I love those films, tv shows etc. Scotland's very muggy and a storm is brewing just now so you're better off not here!

    Thanks for the advice too x

  7. Ooh, this sounds like fun. I'm going to do one for my blog!


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