Four things

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006 | Life in Czeltistan

It’s been awhile since I’ve indulged in any memes (not ‘coz they haven’t come around, but more ‘coz I’ve been a lazy, lazy blogger). I got this one through e-mail, but I’m returning it to the web.

Four jobs you’ve had in your life: Production artist, bartender, newspaper music editor, photo lab assistant.

Four movies you could watch over and over: (And I have, too.) Princess Bride, Aliens, Buckaroo Banzai, Groundhog Day

Four places you’ve lived: Milwaukee (in about a zillion different locations, which means I’ll be using it for 2 of my answers, so nyahh), Spring Prairie, Grafton. All Wisconsin.

Four TV shows you love to watch: Law & Order (any of ‘em), CSI, Without a Trace, Rescue Me. (Anyone see a theme here?)

Four places you’ve been on vacation: Ireland, New York, Prague, Toronto.

Four websites you visit daily: Everything you see over on the right side of the page there, The Morning News,,

Four of your favorite foods: Pizza, gingerbread cookies, and the two answers you all could have guessed on your own: Toast and bacon.

Four places you’d rather be: Not at work, on vacation (I’ve got a real NYC jones these days), skating at the Pettit, hanging out with R.

Four albums you can’t live without: The Replacements – Tim, Sugar – Copper Blue, Husker Du – Candy Apple Grey, Buzzcocks – Operators Manual

Four magazines you read: Real Simple, Budget Living, Wired, Milwaukee Magazine

Four cars you’ve owned: 1975 Chevy Impala, 1977 Chevy Nova, 1986 Chevy Nova, 1993 Toyota Camry.

Ok. Your turn.

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Bardo Monitor

Watching Groundhog Day over and over is sort of a theme project.


First of all, Bardo Monitor’s comment cracked me up, which was painful due to bronchitis.

Four jobs you’ve had in your life: reporter, information specialist, copywriter, house framer.

Four movies you could watch over and over: Ghostbusters, Forrest Gump, Meet John Doe,Three Amigos.

Four places you’ve lived: Farmhouse, post-WWII crackerbox, converted boarding house, a hideous structure we called “The House of Beige.”

Four TV shows you love to watch: Arrested Development, The Office (either version,)24 (I can be very willing to suspend disbelief,) and the News (gotta cut down.)

Four places you’ve been on vacation: London (though some called it “work,)Mexico, Florida, Maine.

Four websites you visit daily: adscam, whatever site solves my PC screw-up of the day (Someday I’ll get a new Mac,) Dave Barry’s blog, Google News.

Four of your favorite foods: Bawbachew, fuji apples, fajitas, fresh pineapple.

Four places you’d rather be: In a hammock on a screened porch of a cabin overlooking a lake, travelling aimlessly, depositing money in an account with enough money in it to keep me from worrying about money.

Four albums you can’t live without: Colin Hay, Man at Work; Donald Fagen, Nightfly; John Prine, lost Dogs and Mixed Blessings; Fountains of Wayne, Welcome Interstate Managers.

Four magazines you read: Are those things still around? All I can think of is the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Paste and Mix.But I plan to look into Budget Living and Real Simple.

Four cars you’ve owned: Volvo with a sorry Peugot engine, indestructable 1991 trooper, VW bug (the orginal version,) Datsun 280-Z.


Right, I’m stealing this. About time I posted something (sigh).


Spring Prairie! Now I thought I was the only person in the world that knew this place exists! I used to live on N. Lyons Rd closer to the old ski hill

czeltic girl

We lived right at the heart of it, at the intersection of the two highways. Next door to Shavers’ store (if you were around back in the 70s and know where that was).

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