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2006 - 1996 - 1986 meme

1) Where did you go to school? 
1986: Highland High School 
1996: Didn't 
NOW: Don't (would like to go back to college someday though) 

2) Where did you work? 
1986: Leatherby's Family Creamery in the Cottonwood Mall. I was a busgirl 
1996: free-lance massage therapy, but mostly unemployed 
NOW: Assistant to the administrator for a non-profit 

3) Where did you live? 
1986: Salt Lake City 
1996: Salt Lake City 
NOW: Salt Lake City  

4) How was your hairstyle? 
1986: Bangs fluffed in a mellow 80s style. Usually had sides up in a barette 
1996: subtle layering, longish 
NOW: shoulder length, plain style 

5) Did you wear braces? 
1986: No 
1996: No 
NOW: No 

6) Did you wear contacts? 
1986: occasionally. 
1996: Yes 
NOW: Yes 

7) Did you wear glasses? 
1986: Yes 
1996: Occasionally 
NOW: Almost never 

8) Who was your best friend? 
1986: Lisa Z. 
1996: Lisa Z. 
NOW: Dear sweet hubby 

9) Which of your pets were still alive?
 1986: Prancy 
1996: Prancy
 NOW: no pets 

10) Who was your boyfriend/girlfriend? 
1986: None, I was a bit geeky in my teens 1996: I dated Rex for a short time in 
1996, but was boyfriendless the rest of the year. 
NOW: Happily married to Reinard 

11) Who was your celebrity crush? 
1986: Corey Hart, the boys from A-ha, Harrison Ford 
1996: Brendan Fraser 
NOW: no one is sexier than my sweetie, but if I didn't have him it'd be Colin Firth 

12) Who was your regular-person crush? 
1986: I liked a lot of boys in high school, but that particular year I don't think I was into anyone real 
1996: no one, but had occasional attraction flare-ups with Michael that year. 
NOW: see above 

13) How many piercings did you have? 
1986: two sets of holes in my ear lobes 
1996: two sets of closed up holes in my ear lobes 
NOW: two sets of closed up holes in my ear lobes 

14) What was your favourite band/singer? 
1986: A-ha, Corey Hart, Peter Cetera 
1996: U2, Secret Garden 
NOW: U2 

15) Had you smoked a cigarette? 
1986: yes 
1996: so over that high school stuff 
NOW: ditto 

16) Had you gotten drunk? 
1986: no 
1996: yes, a few times 
NOW:  yes, not many more times, and not for a few years 

17) Had you DRIVEN YET? 
1986:  Only in driver's ed 
1996: Terrified of driving, had never owned a car 
NOW: Yes, and I'm already sick of it 1

8) If so which car? 
1986: See above 
1996: See above 
NOW: 1989 Honda Civic, my first and (so far) only car

Letter Game

This is how it works: Comment on this entry and I will give you a letter. Write ten words beginning with that letter in your journal, including an explanation what the word means to you and why, and then pass out letters to those who want to play along.

krisann</span> assigned me the letter W.

1. "W" as in George W. Bush, the Worst president in U.S. history
2. Wilderness and protecting it is important to me
3. Woman: it's what I am, and I'd love to see women equal to men
4. Washing Machine: I really would like to own an energy star washing machine
5. Winter is my least favorite season. I'm terrified of driving on snowy streets.
6. Worms: thousands of them seem to commit suicide on the sidewalk after the rain.
7. Wicca is a fascinating spirituality -- I enjoy nature-based religion/spirituality.
8. World: something I'd like to help save . . .
9. Weight: I'm carrying 60 pounds too much of it, but I'd be happy get rid of 40.
10. Wishes: World Peace, financial security, stable future for my kids.

Friends List meme

Okay, I commented to this on mwalton and the instructions were to then post the question after answering it, so here goes:

Why am I on your friends' list?

Comment, then post this in your journal to see what people say about you
<td align="center"> Jenni --
[noun]:

A person who laughs at anything (even this entry)

'How will you be defined in the dictionary?' at QuizGalaxy.com</td>

wiki b-day meme

I stole this from mwalton:

Type your birthday minus the year into the search bar at wikipedia.org . Post 3 events, two births and one death that happened on that day.

Events:

1558 - Elizabethan era begins: Queen Mary I of England dies and is succeeded by her half-sister Elizabeth I of England.

1800 - The United States Capitol building in Washington, DC holds its first session of the U.S. Congress.

1950 - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, was enthroned as Tibet's head of state at the age of fifteen.

Births:

1925 - Rock Hudson, American actor (d. 1985)

1944 - Danny DeVito, American actor

Death:

1558 - Queen Mary I of England (b. 1516)

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Just for the fun of it I wanted to see which famous people that I find interesting were born the same year I was:

Christy Turlington, Marilyn Manson (interesting man), Jennifer Aniston (Friends is in my top 10 favorite series) , Renee Zellweger (loved her in Bridget 1 and Jerry McGuire), Cate Blanchette (my current favorite actress that I love for her versatility), Jennifer Lopez, Steffi Graf, Ed Norton (v. talented), Mathew Perry (Friends again), Christian Slater, Jack Black (my daughter loves School of Rock), Dweezil Zappa, Catherine Zeta-Jones (can't believe she married such an old guy!), Gwen Stefani (wish I had her body, loved No Doubt), Trey Parker (of South Park fame), Matthew McConaughey(thought he was cute for a while a few years back), Julie Delpy (in some French films I love),

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I've always been proud of the year I was born, 1969. I think of it as such and interesting year --  Men landed on the moon and Woodstock. But there's a lot more that happened in that turbulent year of '69:

In the not to be proud of category:

Of course, this is all based on green_jenni and not this journal.

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green_jenni is more popular than 94.7% of all LiveJournal users.
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Apr. 2nd, 2006

The Ultimate LiveJournal Obsession Test
CategoryYour ScoreAverage LJer
Community Attachment12.9%
You have one or two loyal pals on LJ... But you probably have better things to do with your time.
22.5%
MemeSheepage14.04%
Only trendy when it's sufficiently entertaining
27.9%
Original Content30.65%
Monthly bitch sessions and occasional movie reviews
37.71%
Psychodrama Quotient1.2%
Warning: Can Flame When Necessary
16.74%
Attention Whoring18.18%
Slothfully Seeking Susan
20.57%