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Friday, February 13th, 2009
9:58 am
High School MEME
1. Did you date someone from your school?
A German exchange student. A trend starts.

2. Did you marry someone from your high school?
Still not married.

3. Did you car pool to school or ride the bus?
Bus then got lifts from friends. Amanda had a great car that we nicknamed Ollie

4. What kind of car did you have?
My parents had a mimi van that never went downtown Chicago

5. What kind of car do you have now?
1998 Nissan Sentra

6. It is Friday night now... where are you?
Recovering from the week with a cute boy drinking tea. I guess I have gotten old

7. It was Friday night then...where were you then?
Working back stage on a show or downtown Chicago or Amanda's basement with the plaid carpet

8. What kind of job did you have in high school?
I worked in the Library

9. What kind of job do you have now?
International Programs Coordinator

10. Did you play a team sport?
Junior High I field hockey.

11. Were you considered a flirt?
No?

12. Were you in band, orchestra, or choir?
Drama Club

13. Were you a nerd?
Geek and a bit of a Goth.

14. Were you a jock or a cheerleader?
?
15. Did you get suspended or expelled?
Yes but it was not my fault. Suspended-

16. Can you sing the fight song?
Nope

17. Who was/were your favorite teachers?
Gaydos-Drama, English, and Film, Mr. Rossiter(history and he took me to Europe) and Mr. U in drama and theatre club.

18. Where did you sit during lunch?
With the goths

19. Were you a superlative?
Nope.

20. When did you graduate?
June 1990

21. What was your school mascot?
Redskin-They have changed it now

22. If you could go back and do it again, would you?
Maybe
23. Did you have fun at Prom?
Did not go but went to Rocky instead

24. Do you still talk to the person you went to Prom with?
Nope.

25. Are you planning on going to your next reunion?
Went to one and it was ok.
26. Do you still talk to people from school?
Yep
27. Did you ever sneak out of the house?
I never really needed to.

28. Who was your favorite band?
The Cure? Billy Brag

29. What are/were your school's colors?
Red and White

30. Did you ever TP anyone's house?
Yes
Thursday, August 14th, 2008
9:06 pm
Food Meme
The Omnivore's Hundred is a list of foods the gastronomic Andrew Wheeler thinks everyone should try at least once in their lives.

The rules of the meme:
1a) bold those you have tried,
1b) strikethrough those you wouldn't eat on a bet.
2a) Italicize any item you'll never eat again.
2b) Asterisk any items you'd be interested in trying but have not yet.

my listCollapse )
Wednesday, June 4th, 2008
1:35 pm
Middle East Feast
My friend and I want to host a period Middle East Feast but we have not been able to find a lot of info on line. Do people have recommendations?

Marci/Malka
Friday, October 19th, 2007
2:21 pm
International Volunteer opp.: Geekcorps ICT--Kenya positions (2)
IESC is an international not-for-profit with over 40 years of experience promoting economic growth and development around the world. IESC's Information and Communication Technology Division, the Geekcorps, is actively searching for a volunteer to work in Kenya on a project to improve the quality of pre-service teacher education training at all 20 public and

14 private Primary Teacher Training Centers (PTTCs) and to improve linkages between pre- and in-service teacher education. The Geekcorps volunteers

will build the capacity of a major Kenyan NGO, Computers for Schools Kenya, to support ICT use at PTTCs and to work with specific PTTCs to develop appropriate technical and sustainable solutions that will assist lecturers in using ICT to improve quality of instruction at the PTTCs.

Currently we are seeking two Geekcorps volunteers in Kenya. One will be based in Nairobi and the other will be based in Mombasa.

We need one Geekcorps volunteer to work on setting up a sustainable

cybercafe or a technical service center so that the colleges involved in

the program can earn income and become self-sustainable. The volunteer

must have a network IT background and a understand how to develop a small

business from design to implementation. He/She must also be able to

write a business plan and be able to foster and mentor entrepreneurs.

This position will be based in Mombasa for four months.

We also need another volunteer will help build the capacity of Computers for Schools Kenya headquarters in Nairobi to meet the needs of the PTTCs. This volunteer will:

* Work with Kenya Institute for Education and Computers for Schools Kenya on developing effective exercises to help lecturers apply theskills they gain in basic computers and basic software application classes from Computers for Schools Kenya (including MS Word, Power Point, Excel and Internet Explorer).

* Assist Computers for Schools Kenya in adapting their leasing model for refurbished computers to fit the needs of PTTCs for other equipment including printers, web cams and/or video cams.

* Assist Computers for Schools Kenya in ensuring that their current system of technical support centers can service all teacher colleges in Kenya. If not, help them develop alternative approaches to providing technical support that will reach all teacher colleges.

* Assist program staff and Kenya Institute for Education to develop effective approaches (who will do it and with what equipment to ensure sustainability) for producing (copying existing materials from electronic and paper sources, reproducing CDs, labeling etc) CD ROMS of teacher education materials and videos of best practices that would be made available via DVDs.

* Develop a strategy paper for the Ministry of Education that explores options for the maintenance and replacement of computers and other ICT equipment at PTTCs that includes the total cost of ownership concept.

This position will be based in Nairobi and will be for six months.

Requirements for the positions are as follows:

Minimum of 2 years experience working networking on designing, building

network operating systems and databases, creating network security, and

troubleshooting web servers;

Experience working directly with the end users and other members of the

technical staff to determine and define feature upgrades and

improvements;

Experience installing and deploys desktops, laptops and telephone

systems to new user staff members; provides computing environment

orientation, including network access, email and network printing.

Proven management, leadership, and managerial skills;

Advance knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet Explorer

A degree in business or IT development; and

Fluency in English is a must.

IESC will cover the volunteers' airfare, vaccinations, insurance, a living stipend, accommodations, visas, etc.

To apply:

Please email cover letter and CV to jobs@... with "Geekcorps - Kenya"

in the subject line. You will also need to complete a registration application for IESC's Consultant database by visiting: http://www.iesc.org/sbinternetreg.nsf/consultant+reg?openform
Wednesday, October 17th, 2007
6:17 pm
look I'm posting
You Are a Witch (or Warlock)

You are deviously brilliant and a perfect manipulator.
You somehow always end up getting what you want - without anyone knowing you're working behind the scenes.
Crafty and cunning, you can work your way out of any jam.
And it's easy for you to get people to do what you want, whether you're working for good or evil.

Your greatest power: Mind control

Your greatest weakness: Making people your puppets

You play well with: Ghosts
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