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Two Lists

Things I Find Creepy:
  1. Criminal Minds. I'm not watching that show anymore.
  2. The fact that I can see in my neighbour's bathroom window while sitting on my toilet. Who designed these houses!?
  3. Being alone in my house at night (thankfully it was short-lived tonight). This is probably due, in part, to #1. Possibly also #2.
  4. Older men with younger women. Sometimes it's hard to tell whether they are together or just together.
  5. The woods. Nighttime, and sometimes during the day. It depends.

Occupations I Think I Could Succeed In That Aren't My Own (Right Now):
  1. Nanny.
  2. Photographer.
  3. Book critic.
  4. Wedding planner.
  5. Novelist.
  6. Professor.
  7. Actuary.





Just kidding on that last one, folks. The same guidance counselor that told me I should go straight through and get my PhD by the time I was 27 told my sister she should be an actuary. I think both of us are fairly happy with the way our lives have gone, albeit somewhat differently than suggested.

Comments

nadine said…
I could be 3, 4, or 5. So if you wanna plan weddings and write books together, let me know :)

And while I enjoy being alone at night, I'm also quite creeped out by older men with young women. And Criminal Minds.

Same person. As per usual.
Beth said…
i think you could actually do any of those jobs (except 7, of course).

Are you SURE you aren't going to move out here at the end of the month?
nadine said…
Hmm. #1 would require energy I may not have. #2 would require skills I need to learn. #6 would require a passion for teaching I have yet to hone. #7 might be fun. Kidding.

And probably not. But I'm open to a life curveball in that direction :)
Hamid said…
Things you found creepy...did you meant scary...I thought about them and they are simply solvable...
1. I’m kinda oblivious to the fact that Criminal minds are living among us, for real.
2. Buy a curtain and stick it there.
3. Have a charged handheld Taser handy when you feel scared.
4. It is creepy! Do you think that the older men “aka elderly men” should live widowed lives and wait for their end days, or have a younger wife/woman around? Gerontologists are trying to make that a norm.
5. Take your Taser and a couple of your friends with you.
For the occupation section...everything seems to work except 7, as far as I know...there are very special people who would do that...say geek to the power of 3 or something (mathematical term).

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