June 15th, 2007

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40 Questions - ganked from versailles_rose

I'll show the first ten, hide the other thirty:

1. Where were you 1 hour ago?
Entering the Emory food court.

2. Who will be your next kiss?
Probably David. (He usually gives me a friendly smooch on the cheek when he's dropping me off at home after our escapades.)

3. What are you most excited about right now?
I'm almost done with ALL my Metro Girl jobs right now, so soon I can go home and write or veg -- but not really work.

4. Are you wearing socks right now?
No, I'm wearing Ecco sandals.

5. When was the last time you went out of the state?
I was in Montreal three weeks ago, out of the country, with a stopover in Cincinnati.

6. Have you been to the movies in the last 5 days?
No.

7. What was the last thing you had to drink today?
Bottle of 2 percent milk.

8. What are you wearing right now?
Black-white-orange 1920s-style sleeveless sailor top, pinned shut a bit with a real 20s gold and diamond pin, black (intentionally) wrinkled skirt, black Ecco sandals.

9. What was your last purchase?
Lunch at the food court (plain bagel, lf yogurt, strawberries, 2@ milk).

10. What did you do today?
Got up, went to work, had lunch, am back at work. I won't get into my workday, nothing too exciting.

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Voice Post: Live from the streets of Atlanta

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“Sad but sadly typical: Just saw an older guy in a wheelchair pushing himself around with his one good leg. The other leg was stuck out in front and had a clamp with some huge screws and pins coming out of it, like it was set. He should *not* have been out like that. Meanwhile this was a just around the corner from Grady Hospital. Yet I have to just walk on, what could I possibly do?”

Transcribed by: wiebke
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It's Still Friday (Barely) So...

First -- fridayfiver

1. When do you doubt yourself?
When I get dressed in what I think looks really nice and only *after* I go out do I realize I look like an overweight East German prostitute. I didn't *mean* to look trashy, but... but... *sputters*

2. Who do you owe an apology?
Several of my clients.

3. When is the last time you felt embarrassed?
Walking around the gym at Emory, with everyone being 10 years younger. I don't feel I need to hide or anything but I just kind of wonder if anybody thinks "Man, she *needs* to work out!"

4. What do you ignore?
Crazy streetpeople and professional pandhandlers.

5.Do you love yourself?
Yes. I do some stuff that's harmful to myself but I swear I don't mean to.

And then -- thefridayfive

1. Do you download music not from the popular genres of Top 40, pop, rock, rap, dance, R&B, or country?
Yes. I download ambient, industrial, techno, Renaissance, Mozart, Chopin, Bach.

2.Are there any musicians for whom you've downloaded a significant amount of their material yet own few or none of their albums?
Klaus Nomi.

3. Have you ever enjoyed a downloaded album so much that you went and bought the physical album?
Red Flag!

4.How many different ways of playing music do you own (such as radio,stereo system, computer, Walkman/Discman, mp3 player, mp3-ready phone,etc.)?
Let's see... computer, 2 CD/DVD players, cassette deck, phonograph, radio, mini-radio... 7.

5. Do you still have and/or play a favorite vinyl album, cassette tape, or 8-track tape?
Yep. I have a lot of 33's and a TON of tapes. Most of my tapes are English or Irish bands, everything from Rolling Stones to U2 to the Cranberries. Plus I must have about 2 dozen mixers from the 80s and 90s that I made or friends made. I love listening to those.