November 20th, 2008

red panda eating bamboo

lists of five

via fattest

Five Things I was Doing 10 Years Ago
1. Working at Apple
2. Reading Zen and the Art of Making a Living
3. Trying to choose a craft to learn
4. Being romantically involved with quite a lot of people
5. Deciding not to have kids after all

Five Things on My To Do List Today
(This is actually my Have Done list. I am being To-Do-List-resistant today.)
1. Figure out doctor appointments for the rest of the year
2. Go shopping at Trader Joe's
3. Drool over my new Rio Grande Tools & Equipment catalog
4. Send a CD to a friend, which required me to find a CD jewel box, which caused me to—
5. Remove a bunch of CDs from their jewel boxes and file them in the binders I keep most of my CDs in

Five Snacks I Enjoy
1. Cottage cheese on tortilla chips
2. Coffee with milk
3. Trader Joe's peanut butter granola bars
4. Ice cream
5. Rice crackers

Five Things I Would Do If I Were a Millionaire, in No Particular Order
1. Anonymously help several friends improve their financial situation
2. Invest in microloans
3. Throw a party on the San Francisco Bay Area zeppelin
4. Give money to some organizations I support
5. Put a downpayment on a new house or a remodel of my current house

Five Places I Have Lived
1. San Francisco, CA
2. Montreal, Canada
3. New Haven, CT
4. Houghton, MI
5. Chicago, IL

Five Jobs I Have Had
1. Jack of all trades, Red Metal Mineral Co., Houghton MI
2. Paint crew, Wesleyan University Physical Plant
3. Manuscript editor, Yale University Press
4. Developmental editor, Instructional Products department, Apple Computer
5. Freelance writer/editor