Internet tomfoolery

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No, not that kind. The kind in which other people who do things online encourage you to answer deeply personal questions and it’s sort of worthwhile to do for some sort of world wide web collegiality.

So, my good quaker friend (or my Friend buddy), encourages me to detail my life’s goings-on. I’ve been, as they say, tagged:

Four Jobs I’ve Had
-mail carrier
-assistant manager at a tutoring business
-retail sales guy (Miller’s Outpost)

Four Movies I Can Watch Over & Over
-Lawrence of Arabia
-Rivers and Tides

Four Books I Have Read Over and Over (I’m saying other than books o’ the Bible- I read some of those a lot)
Ultimate Hitchhikers Guide-Douglas Adams
Complete Short Stories -Mark Twain
Musashi – Eiji Yoshikawa
Philokalia, four volumes — various authors

Four Places I’ve Lived
-San Dimas, CA
-Wheaton, IL
-Pasadena, CA
-Santa Barbara, CA

Four Places I’ve Vacationed

-New England
-Tombstone, Arizona
-Channel Islands National Park
-Northwoods, Wisconsin

Four TV Shows I “Love”
-My Name is Earl
-Firefly (sigh)
-Wonderfalls (sigh)
-the Simpsons

Four Favorite Dishes
-corned Beef
-roasted salmon wrapped in bacon
-steak, cooked medium marinated with cinnamon and Guinness

Four Websites I Visit Daily
Christianity Today online
First Things
Too Tough for TV
Mere Comments
(politics and news websites got kicked out for Lent, and maybe longer)

Four Places I’d Rather Be Right Now

-On a 1,000 acre ranch in Northern California
-Sailing anywhere
-Kayaking on a large isolated lake, or in the ocean
-sharing a tasty beverage and good conversation with a close community

Four Things That Make Me Warmly Happy
-hearing the wind blow through the forest trees
-feeding and watching wild birds
-kayaking and sailing
-Talking deeply with people I respect

Four People I’m Tagging With This
Jon (with the hope he would actually really start using his website)
– Christina

4 Responses to “Internet tomfoolery”

  1. christina Says:

    ok, i’ll bite. 🙂

  2. Patrick Says:


  3. punch drunk Says:

    I worked at Miller’s Outpost too. Glendora.

  4. Patrick Says:

    really? When? I was on and off from ’92-’95 in La Verne.