Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Four by Four

Jenners over at Life with Books did this meme yesterday and suggested it to all of us who are stumped with posting ideas.  I kinda like it because we get to know a bit about each other that might not come up otherwise.

Four by Four: if you dare?

Four Jobs I’ve had in my life.

Sales assoiciate in Fabricland. Made a lot of clothes those few years, worked really hard.
Night school Instructor for sewing. It seems a lot of ladies got machines and had no idea how to sew. So I showed them some basics.
Dressmaker/ in my own business. Good times, not too much money.
Patterndrafter/designer children’s wear, Hugs and Kisses Line. hated getting up so early and coming home late, the industry starts at 7a.m. and I lived way out of town, took me hours to get to work. hated my boss.

Four books I would read over and over again.

To Kill a Mockingbird
Any and all Agatha Christie Books
Devils Arithmetic
King Rat,

Four Places I have lived.

Hamilton, Ont.
Mississauga Ont.
Etobicoke, Ont. and that’s it! I’m a stay around kinda gal.

Four Books I would Recommend.

King Rat, China Meilville.
Deloume Road, Matthew Hooton
Birth House, Amy Makay
The Girls, Lori Lansens

Four Places I have been.

Disney World, Florida
Krakow, Poland
Puerto Rico
Montreal, Quebec

Four of my favourite foods.

Crepes, Coquelles St. Jacques
Fiddleheads, with melted butter
Pear and Celeric soup
Blueberry Cheesecake

Four of my favourite drinks.

Earl Grey Tea (leaded or unleaded)
Rum and coke
(do you see a theme here)

Four Places I’d rather be right now.

I’m good with here for now.

Four things that are very special in my life.

My family.
My Faith
My Health
My Hobbies.



bermudaonion said...

Wow, you must be very talented with the sewing machine. I struggled with that in home ec.

Jenners said...

I love that you gave me my very own set of answers in your comment on my blog. It is a cool little meme and a great way to get to know somebody. Like I never knew you were "sew" talented.

Jenny the Pirate said...

What on earth are fiddleheads, dear Irene?

I love you.

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

I admire people with creative talent. Your me me was fun to read, and a great way to get to know more about you.

Vicki said...

You've been to some awesome places.

My mom was a sewer too!

TheBookGirl said...

For a stay around kind of gal, you have been some interesting places :)

I would put champagne and tea on my drinks list too.

Parabolic Muse said...

This is so interesting! I have never read China Mieville but I hope to some time this year. Right now I'm reading for the world sci fi convention so I can vote, but then I want to branch out! To Kill A Mockingbird... awesome.

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