Post #18 – A Bit of Trivia about Me ~ in Fours

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Four jobs I’ve had:

  1. Cocktail waitress in an infamous 70s & 80s Miami Beach private after-hours club (Sammy’s East Side). The clientele consisted of a sprinkling of celebrities; drug dealers from South America and Cuba; well-known Italian and Jewish gangsters, and dozens of discothèque aficionados.
  2. Dance instructor at Arthur Murray Studios and a private studio in Bal Harbour, Miami Beach
  3. Accounts Receivable Supervisor in a medical company (I had no idea how to use a computer and no prior experience when hired at the age of thirty-eight!)
  4. Receptionist in an office located at One Park Avenue in NYC while Death Wish was being filmed (I met Charles Bronson, his wife, Jill Ireland (who were both very nice) and Vincent Gardenia who was a snob and a pig).

Four things I miss the most:

  1. Dancing  2. Driving  3. Dipping my foot into the ocean 4.  My independence

Four movies I watch over and over:

  1. Remember Me  2. Nottinghill  3. Pretty Woman  4. Baby Boom

Four places I have lived:

  1. Los Angeles, CA  2. Las Vegas, NE  3. NYC  4. Miami Beach, FL

Four of my favorite TV shows:

  1. Law and Order SVU  2. Mad About You  3. All in the Family 4. The Donna Reed Show

Four places I have been on vacation: (pre-wheelchair)

  1. Ontario, Canada  2. Freeport, Bahamas  3. Disney World
  2. Phoenix

Four of my favorite foods

  1. Anything Mediterranean  2. California Avocado  3. Brie and Bleu Cheese  4. Red Merlot and Dark Chocolate

Four things that frighten me:

  1. Heights  2. Hurricanes  3. Sudden Noises 4. Wars

Four things that make me smile:

  1. Children’s chatter  2. A sunny day  3. Baby animals  4. Pharrell Williams singing Happy

Four Things I enjoy:

  1. Mentoring teens  2. Birdwatching  3. Cooking 4. Meeting new people

Four Things I despise:

  1. Irresponsibility  2. Lying  3. Stealing  4. Lack of integrity

Four things I don’t understand:

  1. Suffering  2. Hate  3. Why people need to lie  4. Disloyalty

Four things I want to do before I die:

  1. Watch my grandchildren grow up
  2. Publish my book
  3. Touch the ocean with my feet (that would take a miracle)
  4. Author more books that help others cope with suffering and inform

Four things I can do (even though I’m paralyzed):

  1. Use my hands and arms  2. Cook  3. Love people  4. Be a friend

Four ways to describe my personality:

  1. Self-deprecating   2. Nurturing  3. Easy-going  4. Honest

Four things I can no longer do:

  1. Drive  2. Swim 3. Walk  4. Dance

Categories: Trivia

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