What were you doing 10 years ago?
Subbing at my former school, teaching gifted high school kids. Facilitating an afterschool writing group, and teaching writing other places, too. Writing lots of poems. Contemplating library school. Dating a geology student, then moving in with him. Going to see Moon Boot Lover at Broadway Joe's.
What were you doing one year ago?
I was teaching writing to 4th graders, in line with the Erie Canal curriculuum. Listening to a lot of records. Remembering Amsterdam. Learning how to feel safe feeling things again.
5 snacks you enjoy
— Diamond wasabi and Soy Sauce almonds
— Carr's Ginger and Lemon Creme cookies
— popcorn with nutritional yeast
— cheese and crackers
5 songs you know the words to
— "Subterranean Homesick Blues"
— Abbey Road medley
— every post-1975 Fleetwood Mac song
— "Like This and Like That" by Snoop & Dre
— thousands--very probably, more than most people you know.
5 things you would do if you were a millionaire
— Install a hot tub.
— Buy Tiffany lamps.
— Learn a lot about wine.
— Buy a house.
— Go traveling.
5 bad habits
— internet addiction
— cheap red wine
— phone avoidance
— blunt honesty
5 things you enjoy doing
— making collage
— almost anything online
— playing games (Memory, Scrabble, Royalty, Mel Sharples, Smoke, Spite & Malice, Snood)
— listening to records