Tuesday, November 28, 2006

The List of Fours

So, my friend Mary recently blogged her "List of Fours" and because I'm a sucker for lists, I'll take the bait and post my own.

Suz's List of 4s

four jobs I have had in my life:
1. summer camp counselor
2. waitress at IHOP
3. kitchen knife direct sales representative
4. envelope stuffer

four movies I would (and do) watch over and over:
1. Pride and Prejudice (the A&E version)
2. Ever After
3. Much Ado About Nothing
4. Sweet Home Alabama

four places I have lived:
1. Illinois
2. Ohio
3. Indiana
4. Spain

four TV shows I love to watch:
1. The Amazing Race
2. CSI
3. Gilmore Girls
4. What Not to Wear

four places I have been on vacation:
1. Seattle & Washington
2. Boston
3. Nashville
4. Salzburg

four of my favorite foods:
1. queso de cabra (goat cheese in a marinara-like sauce spread on toasted bread) at Cafe Ibérico
2. steak burrito at Chipotle (how I miss thee!)
3. my mom's apple crisp
4. pasta milano at Macaroni Grill (minus the mushrooms)

four places i would like to be right now:
1. hiking through Rocky Mountain National Park with friends (properly bundled up)
2. sitting at a table on the patio of the restaurant in Sevilla that's just off the Plaza de Cuba and right across the river from the Torre del Oro, watching the setting sun glint off the tower's sides
3. curled up on the couch with a mug of hot chocolate and the company of my best friend in Menomonie
4. having dinner with my future husband

four books i'd read again:
1. Ragamuffin Gospel (Manning)
2. Ibid: A Life (Dunn)
3. Girl Meets God (Winner)
4. the whole Thursday Next Literary Detective series (Fforde)

four songs I listen to over and over:
1. Only You (DCB)
2. Something Beautiful (Jars of Clay)
3. Let Go (Lindsay McCaul)
4. Your Grace is Sufficient (Shane & Shane)

four things I despise:
1. mushrooms
2. worms
3. styrofoam
4. coconut

four random things I love:
1. wrapping myself up in a bath towel that's straight from the dryer
2. when I see God weaving a theme through my life to get my attention
3. well-built men in cableknit turtleneck sweaters
4. laughing with friends, so hard and long that we curl up and fall over as tears roll down our cheeks

Leave a comment if/when you post your own list!

1 comment:

allison said...

Okay, it's FRIDAY, and I'm unfocused at the office...and I LOVE LISTS TOO...


Allison's List of 4s

four jobs I have had in my life:
1. bank teller
2. birthday party planner (magic mountain family fun center)
3. jail social worker
4. HIV counselor

four movies I would (and do) watch over and over:
1. Rudy
2. Rent
3. A Few Good Men
4. Remember the Titans

four places I have lived:
1. Clifornia
2. Wisconsin
3. Indiana
4. Chi-town!

four TV shows I love to watch:
1. The Amazing Race
2. Survivor
3. ER
4. What Not to Wear

four places I have been on vacation:
1. Bahamas
2. Florida
3. Hawaii
4. Rwanda - okay, so it wasn't exactly vacation, but its cool anyway!

four of my favorite foods:
1. chips and salsa
2. ice cream
3. anything with pesto
4. pad thai

four places i would like to be right now:
1. a cafe in italy
2. front row, 50 yard line, national championship game (GO BUCKS!)
3. shopping on rodeo drive with someone else's money
4. having dinner with my future husband (heck, suz, that was a good answer, so i'm keeping it!)

four books i'd read again:
1. Poisonwood Bible (Kingsolver)
2. And the Band Played On (Its an HIV book, a great history lesson.)
3. My Utmost for His Highest (Chambers)
4. The Bible

four songs I listen to over and over:
1. Hotel California (Eagles)
2. A Page is Turned (Bebo Norman)
3. Since You've Been Gone (Kelly Clarkson)
4. Keeper of the Stars (Tracy Bird)

four things I despise:
1. rats
2. bugs
3. laziness
4. mullets

four random things I love:
1. strangers who buy your morning coffee at starbucks, just because
2. out of the blue phone calls from long-lost friends
3. well-built men in cableknit turtleneck sweaters (again, suz, i stand in agreement with you!)
4. waking up without an alarm clock!