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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Four Things

Four names that people call me (other than by my first name):
1. Gwendy: my nickname growing up
2. Gwendolyn: my father calls me that (my actual, given name)
3. Paltrow: my friend Kerry calls me that, and I call her Strug.
4. Gwennie or Gweneth: some of my friends use those interchangably

Four jobs I have had:
1. Farm labor, when I was 13
2. Delivering pizza, when I graduated from high school
3. Home health aide, at many places, the longest being an AIDS hospice while I was in nursing school
4. RN: I’ve been a ortho/trauma floor nurse, a burn ICU nurse, PICU, trauma ICU, medical ICU, and a traveler doing most of those things. And trauma resuscitation nurse in ED. And charge nurse. I’m tired now.

Four movies I would watch more than once: (I have seen all of these at least 5 times)
1. Bull Durham
2. Shawshank Redemption
3. Green Mile
4. The Color Purple

Four places I have lived
1. Fort Lewis, WA
2. Seattle, WA
3. Las Cruces, NM
4. Portland OR

Four places I have been:
1. Placencia, Belize
2. Florence, Italy
3. Vancouver Islands, British Columbia
4. Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Four Animals I have known or had in my lifetime
1. Buffy, my first cat (he was a boy)
2. Houdini, a mouse
3. Sissy Hankshaw, the first cat that was mine after I moved away from home
4. Sophie, my kitty now

Four of my favorite foods:
1. Salmon belly (saketoro) nigiri sushi
2. Gelato--my current fave flavor is honey lavendar
3. apple pie (made by me)
4. fresh baked bread

Four places I'd rather be right now:
1. Mexico
2. Sauvie Island, OR, in the summertime
3. Somewhere where there is no snow on the ground
4. Talking to my grandma

Four things I am looking forward to this year:
1. Getting close to graduation
2. The summer
3. Going to DC in April
4. Improving my marriage

Four TV shows that I watch:(All on DVD, not real time)
1. Mad Men
2. 30 Rock
3. The Sopranos, even though I have seen every season more than once
4. Sex and the City, still watch it from time to time although I’ve seen them all many times as well

Four Songs that I love
1. Beautiful World, Colin Hay
2. Sleep Don’t Weep, Damien Rice
3. Landing Gear, Ani Difranco
4. Constellation, Jack Johnson

Four modern conveniences I wouldn't want to live without
1. My laptop
2. My iPod
3. My Lapband—is that a “convenience”?
4. Microwave


Diz said...

Hey Gwen...gonna have to borrow that "4 Things" idea. I love it!

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