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I was tagged by Summer @ Blue Sky Bookshelf
Not sure who started the meme, but I just got tagged, and I'm answering in a timely fashion (for once). :)

Four names people call me other than my real name:
I don't think there's a lot you can do with Kelly...?

1. Kel - my blog and general internet name, and what my family winds up using half the time.

2. Future Dictator of the World - official title from my college writing club.

I can't think of anything else. :P


Four jobs I've had:
1. Babysitter - a.k.a. the drill sergeant. Gotta have a routine if you want everyone up, dressed, fed and on the bus in time.

2. Video Editor/DVD Maker - a.k.a. the compiler of pretty memories. On a deadline.

3. Program Assistant Intern - a.k.a. the office elf.

4. Legal Assistant - a.k.a. the Jack-of-all-trades to the extreme. You learn something new every day.


Four movies I would/have watched more than once:
1. Pride & Prejudice (BBC) - It's technically a mini-series, but I watched it so many times, I stopped halfway through the book because I kind of knew every line.

2. The Decoy Bride - It's horrendously silly, but I've watched it more times than I should admit to.

3. The Princess Bride - Inconceivable!

4. Various animated films, including but not limited to: The Rescuers, Treasure Planet, Mulan, Meet the Robinsons, How to Train Your Dragon, The Swan Princess, Castle in the Sky, The Emperor's New Groove, Beauty & the Beast, Kung Fu Panda, etc.



Four books I'd recommend:
1. Howl's Moving Castle - because Diana Wynne Jones wrote some awesome books, and this may be the best.

2. The Lunar Chronicles - because I seem to tell everyone to try this series and it's one of the most original fairy tale retellings I've come across.

3. The Others series - because I seem to tell everyone to try this series, too.

4. Bible - because it's one of the single biggest influences in my life.



Four places I have lived:
1. Pensacola, Florida - for about five years as a kid.

2. Henderson, Nevada - for about five years as a kid/preteen.

3. Seville, Spain - for about three and a half months in college.

4. South Jersey - for almost 11 years now, the longest I've lived anywhere. Wow.


Four places I have been:
1. Antigua, Guatemala - had a home-stay and went to Spanish school for three weeks the summer after high school.

2. Lisbon, Portugal - only spent a day and a half here during my semester in Spain, but it was beautiful.

3. Cordoba/Granada, Spain - again, only a day or two during my semester in Spain, but the Great Mosque-Cathedral and the Alhambra were amazing and I loved just walking the streets. (And the food.)

4. A handful of states (California, Arizona, Utah, Tennessee, Kentucky, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and probably a couple others I either drove through or stopped in)


Four places I'd rather be right now:
1. Eastern Asia - because I really want to visit Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam (and maybe a few other spots along the way).

2. Europe - because there are so many places I need to go back to see! Italy, Prague, Scotland, Ireland, Germany...the list goes on.

3. The Caribbean - because it's cold here.

4. My bed - because sleep.


Four things I don't eat:
This is a weird one because, while I'll technically eat just about anything, when given a choice, I'm super picky about how much of certain ingredients are used and which flavors I taste. Like, I tend to only like cheese and eggs in severe moderation and drowned in ketchup or hot sauce or some other condiment. Yep.

1. Olives
2. Beets
3. Licorice 
4. Coffee - I can do frappuccinos and mocha/caramel lattes, but I lost the taste for regular coffee. I used to drink it black.


Four of my favorite foods:
1. Sushi - Tuna is my favorite, but I've been known to devour salmon, smoked salmon, and all manner of rolls, too.

2. Pizza - Somehow, the cheese problem doesn't usually apply here (unless they pile on WAY too much). Or maybe I just use enough hot sauce to negate it.

3. Mountain Dew - Technically a beverage, but it's my preferred caffeine booster.

4. Pasta salad - Pasta and veggies. :)


Four TV shows that I watch:
I'm not following anything regularly right now, but...

1. Big Time Rush (reruns) - I can watch reruns from this show pretty much anytime.

2. Agent Carter - The first season was good. I'm looking forward to more.

3. The Mentalist (reruns) - I don't watch it every week, but I'll watch reruns when they're on.

4. Income Property - I can watch new episodes, reruns, whatever. They do some cool stuff, and I love the money-making potential ideas.



Four things I am looking forward to this year (2015):
1. Law school - I'm a little nervous, but I'm glad to be moving forward.

2. BEA - I can't wait to meet tons of bloggers and publishing peoples and learn stuff!

3. Going to the beach - once the weather warms up.

4. Reading lots of great books - I'm still looking for my first 4-star read of the year, but I know it's out there.


Four things I'm always saying:
1. No worries. - I probably say it way too often, but it's my reminder to me that, whatever it is, no worries. ;)

2. What's for dinner? - because I am a vulture who lives on other people's cooking and leftovers. :)

3. You idiot! - Cruella de Vil style when driving behind people going 15 mph with flashers on or, better yet, with no lights at all. During a snowstorm. .... Please, get off the road before you cause an accident.

4. Time for caffeine. - because it is. :)


Four people I tag:

Alyssa @ Eater of Books
Alyssa @ Sunrise Avenue
Samantha @ Fabulous Fabris

8 comments :

  1. Mountain Dew is my caffiene of choice as well.

    Any kind of olives? I do like my olives, green ones stuffed with blue cheese in a martini that is really just vodka is the best.

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    1. I can suffer through some of the milder olives, but I don't like the flavor of any of them. :(

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  2. Oh dear. I suppose I'd better get on this quick :) First, I love that you've travelled so much! Makes me a little jealous! Second, we NEED to find you a four star book and STAT!

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    1. Haha, no rush! I love traveling, though it's been a while since most of this stuff. I need to see the world! After law school. ;) I'm hoping to find a WOW book soon, but I know I'm picky with my ratings.

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  3. I forgive you for not liking olives because you love sushi. Oh dang now I'm craving salmon. I haven't had sushi this whole pregnancy I'm going insane!! Any day now, sigh

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    1. You're almost there! And then the delicious salmon will be YOURS! It's just not the same cooked, is it? :(

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  4. oh my gosh the decoy bride, loved that movie - so dorky but loved it. and the princess bride fo shiz. and p&p, duh. love it!

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    1. David Tennant, Cary Elwes, Colin Firth--what's not to love? ;)

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