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Shut up and Sing

Dec. 11th, 2006 | 09:47 am

"Shut Up and Sing", the documentary about the Dixie Chicks fiasco, finally made it to Tucson. If you have the slightest interest in what happened, or the slightest interest the Dixie Chicks, it's definitely worth seeing. It makes for an interesting look back at the Iraq War stuff from 2003, contrasting it to what is happening today.

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Long Meme

Dec. 11th, 2006 | 02:17 pm

1. What is your occupation? Officially, Support Systems Analyst, Principal
2. What color are your socks right now? White
3. What are you listening to right now? "Awnaw" - Nappy Roots
4. What was the last thing you ate? A gyro
5. Can you drive a stick shift? In a pinch, and only until I ground the clutch to powder
6. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Grey
7. Last person you spoke to on the phone? A colleague in our IBM systems group
8. Do you like the person who sent this to/tagged you? I tagged myself, and I'm totally into self-love.
9. How old are you today? 34.
10. Favorite drink? Diet Pepsi.
11. What is your favorite sport to watch? Baseball.
12. Have you ever dyed your hair? Nope.
13. Pets? 6 in the house.
14. Favorite food? Probably pizza.
15. What was the last movie you watched? "Shut Up and Sing"
16. Favorite day of the year? Wednesday.
17. What do you do to vent anger? Play loud music.
18. What was your favorite toy as a child? Tupperware blocks
19. What is your favorite fall or spring? Fall '82.
20. Hugs or kisses? Hugs
21. Cherries or blueberries?
22. Do you want your friends to email you back? Why would I mail them if not?
23. Who is most likely to respond/do this meme? Dunno
24. Who is least likely to respond? My grandma. But she might try, then complain to me that it didn't work.
25. Living arrangements? Me, wife, 2 kids, 1 mother in law, 2 cats, 4 dogs.
26. When was the last time you cried? Last night during "Shut Up and Sing."
27. What is on the floor of your closet? Shoes and some laundry.
Who is the friend you have had the longest that you are sending this
to/tagging? N/A
29. What did you do last night? I saw "Shut up and Sing", then watch the ultra boring Amazing Race season finale, then watched the totally riveting Dexter.
30. Favorite smells? Cinnamon. Fresh skin.
31. What inspires you? Clean code
32. What are you afraid of? Letting my family down.
33. Plain, cheese or spicy hamburgers? Cheese
34. Favorite dog breed? Mutt
35. Number of keys on your key ring? 5
36. Number of years at your current job? 12ish
37. Favorite day of the week? NA
38. How many states have you lived in? 3
39. Favorite holidays? Mother's Day
40. Ever driven a motorcycle or heavy machinery? I rode a little dirt bike thing for about 3.4 seconds. It wasn't pretty.

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