The Five Things Meme

I only just noticed that Janet tagged me with the 5 Things meme. Here we go...

5 Things I Was Doing 10 Years Ago:

  • Absolutely despising high school
  • Taekwondo (2nd degree black belt)
  • Being an emo kid before I even knew what that was
  • Learning how to drive
  • Playing DOOM

5 Things On My To-Do List Today:

  • Work an 8-hour day
  • Brave the grocery store with Mrs. Laelaps
  • Tidy up the sections of the human evolution chapter about "Ramapithecus," Miocene apes, Louis Leakey, W.E. le Gros Clark's study of australopithecines, etc.
  • Start reading The Lions of Tsavo
  • Find more papers about chimpanzee infanticide for a term paper I have to write

5 Snacks I Love:

  • Grasshopper cookies
  • Brie and crackers (with wine)
  • Popcorn
  • Oranges
  • Chips and salsa

5 Things I Would Do If I Were A Millionaire:

  • Pay off my college debt!
  • Donate a bunch to different charities and non-profit organizations (I could finally start giving some money to NPR!)
  • Move out of my dark, cramped, and depressing apartment
  • Travel to do some wildlife photography in Botswana
  • Do some paleo work in the field

5 3 Places I've Lived:

  • Central New Jersey
  • Another place in central New Jersey
  • About 5 blocks away from the last place in central New Jersey, in the same city

5 Jobs I've Had:

  • Blockbuster Video customer service rep. (twice!)
  • Target customer service rep. (twice!)
  • Waiter at Chili's
  • Traffic division maintenance assistant for a local police dept.
  • "Research assistant" at the IR-4 Project

Five people I tag; Michael, Kevin Z, Amanda, ReBecca, and Jeffrey

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Oh, I worked at Chili's as well. Sucked majorly but, the free chips and salsa were great!

Mike; I remember it as being a bit different. Just kind of sad, socially isolated, but more of a "Woe is me, I don't have a girlfriend" sort of thing. The goth kids were more into metal and shocking people, whereas I was just sad most of the time (it was not long after that I first started hearing Dashboard Confessional, Jimmy Eat World, The Get Up Kids, etc.)