apete's apage

A place for me to speak and be heard.

Saturday, January 28, 2006

for, fore, four....

Noor seemed to have tagged me for this one.

Four jobs I’ve had:

1. Waiter at Sam Sneads Tavern in Myrtle Beach
2. McDonald's
3. Night Supervisor at Zingerman's Mail Order
4. Facility Intern at Yost Ice Arena

Four movies I can watch over and over:

1. Star Wars: A New Hope
2. Office Space
3. Shawshank Redemption
4. Casablanca

Four places I’ve lived:

1. Myrtle Beach, SC
2. Aplao, Arequipa, Peru
3. West Charleston, WV
4. Lansing, MI

Four TV shows I love:

1. MacGyver
2. The X-Files
3. Lois and Clark
4. Young Guns

(Note: TV show and love really don't show up in the same sentence for me much anymore.)

Four places I’ve vacationed:

1. Barcelona
2. Ecuador
3. Brazil
4. Chile

Four of my favorite dishes:

1. Red Coat Tavern Burgers
2. Mussles from the Earle, between 5-6:30.
3. roasted vegetables
4. lamb

Four sites I visit daily:

1. My Yahoo page
2. CTools
3. my del.icio.us
4. Email for work

Four places I would rather be right now:

1. Cinque Terre
2. Not in the DIAD
3. Sweden
4. Portland, OR

Four bloggers I am tagging:

1. Adam
2. Alfie
3. srah
4. T-Nine

Monday, January 16, 2006

How do you open your straw?

So how do you open your straw? Most people seem to do one of two things.
  1. They smack one side of the straw on the table making the straw come out the top of the package.
  2. They tear off the top.
I have always done it a third way and I didn't realize this was out of the ordinary until only a few years ago when I got into a conversation with some people about which technique they used. I was not ordinary because I grip both ends of the straw with my fists and pull the wrapper apart.