Saturday, February 25, 2006

I'm it!

Joyce Valenza has "tagged" me to be part of a meme (a unit of cultural information, such as a cultural practice or idea, that is transmitted verbally or by repeated action from one mind to another/ created by Alice Yucht, to expand information about those of us in the "edubiblioblogosphere", that is, librarians that blog about education.

Here are the questions and answers:

Four non-library jobs I have held:
Worked in the medical records department of a local hospital while in high school
Worked for the housing department while in college at Rutgers
Worked as a preservation microfilmer in a large public library in Morristown, NJ
My current job, as Administrator of Technology, does not specifically deal with libraries

Four authors, books, or series I read over and over again: (like Joyce, I do not re-read books so some current ones that I have read are:)
The World is Flat (Thomas Friedman)
The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture (John Battelle)
Good to Great and the Social Sectors (Jim Collins)
The Singularity is Near (Ray Kurweil) (Okay, this is a really BIG book and I am in the middle of reading it!)

Four movies I can watch over and over:
American Graffiti
American Graffiti
American Graffiti
American Graffiti

Four TV shows I love(d):
Days of Our Lives
Brady Bunch
I Love Lucy
Knots Landing

Four places I have lived:
Denville NJ
Crofton and College Park MD
Wilton NH
Eastham MA (current)

Four sites I visit/use daily: advanced search page
XM Radio

Four foods I yearn for:
Banana creme brulee oatmeal
Any bold, robust coffee flavor
(I don't yearn for many foods...)

Four inventions I am grateful for:
Personal computer
The Internet backbone and TCP/IP

Four musical choices for my personal soundtrack:
Christine Lavin
Any oldie song
The Saw Doctors
Any song from Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Four nouns that describe me:

One EduBiblioBloggers I am Tagging (I mostly read technology blogs):
Doug Johnson