Friday Fun: Memes The Blogger's Game

02/08/2008

Friday Fun is Diva Marketing's virtual happy hour from cosmos to Jack to lemonade. A waiting for the weekend 'playground' time to be sophisticated-silly. Or sometimes just plain silly.

Red_rover Red rover red rover send me right over. Recently I was tagged by two BBFs Peter Kim and Cyndee Haydon to play in a couple of memes. Peter's game is 4x4 Things About Me and Cyndee's is called 7 Facts About Me.

Ann Handley, who recently launched her very own diva fabulous blog - Annarchy - had this to say about why join in the game -

So why would you publish these few revealing details for strangers to gawk at? The short answer, of course, is that none of you are exactly strangers; and, what’s more, it’s all about getting to know a bit more about each other.

It's rather nice to be asked to play (sometimes - smile) and I don't think Peter or Cyndee would mind if I followed Ann's example and combined both into one mega meme. So here goes .. and it might be nice to have your beverage of choice near by.

For Pete: 4 x 4 things about me

Four jobs I've had in my life:
Brownie Leader - in Boston's Back Bay and Beacon Hill. (I think volunteer work should count!)
Cashier at a a swimming pool - high school summer job. so much fun. crushes on the lifeguards!
Hawked the Boston Phoenix newspaper - college pick-up $
Georgia Lottery - great fun giving away $$

Four places I've been:
Belize City, Belize River - boat ride through the jungle was amazing and so surreal I thought I was in a Disney movie
Paris, France - perhaps the most beautiful city in the world
Hydra, Greece - wonderful, warm people, fabulous food. time seems to stop.
New York, NY - it's more than a city .. it's a state of mind.

Four TV shows I DVR:
SNL - a classic
SITC  - wouldn't want to disappoint you!
Iron Chef - love the creativity under fire
Desperate Housewives - great escape

Four favorite foods:
Ice cream
Lobster
Fried clams - with bellies
Hot corned beef sandwich with lots of pickles

Peter asked for 4 people to be tagged. Red rover red rover send  Rick Short, Jason Kapler, Jack Yan, Robert Bruce right over. Sidebar: Since Cyndee asked for Seven Fabulous Women it seemed only fair to tag guys for the 4x4.

For Cyndee: 7 Facts About Me

1. Wine or beer - wine
2. Dog or cat - Dog 
3. Mountains or ocean - ocean
4. Coffee or tea - Coffee
5. NYC or LA - NYC
6. Summer or Winter: Summer
7. PJs or nothing - ??? ;-)

undefined rules are to tag Seven Fabulous Women. Red rover red rover send some of the W List Women Michele Lamar, Carolyn Townes,  Tammy Lenski,  Average Jane, Glenda Watson Hyatt, Sunny Cervantes Holly Buchanan right over.

If you still want to know more .. I had the honor of being part of Kevin O'Keefe's LexBlog's Interview Series with Rob LaGatta.  The interview is split into two posts - one and two.

Speaking of honors, a belated but heartfelt thanks to Holly Buchanan for including Diva Marketing in her 2007 Best Marketing To Women Blogs.

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Comments

Toby,
Thanks for playing along and sharing more about you. My favorite was your 4 jobs - reminded me of some of my early days - lol! Enjoyed learning more about you :) Fridays are great fun!

Posted by: Cyndee Haydon on Feb 9, 2008 2:25:09 AM

@Cyndee - Much as we sometimes grumble .. memes are a great way to tell a bit more about you and to discover how we are more alike than not. Thanks for including me in yours!

Posted by: Toby on Feb 9, 2008 11:02:52 AM

Thanks for the tag! I'm saving my post for Wednesday because I'll be traveling that day. :)

Posted by: Average Jane on Feb 11, 2008 12:09:45 PM

Thanks for the tag, Toby. Love playing along with my bestest blog buddies!

Posted by: Carolyn on Feb 11, 2008 5:57:31 PM

Hi, Toby -

It's nice of you to tag me and sorry to be so long in following up...I've been walloped by the flu. Between naps, I wanted to acknowledge the tag and wish you well!

Posted by: Tammy Lenski on Feb 12, 2008 2:41:49 PM

@Michelle -thanks for your over the top kind words. Looking forward to the day we share that tequila!

@Average Jane, @Carolyn @Tammy - thanks for playing along too!

Posted by: Toby on Feb 16, 2008 10:30:45 PM

I don’t own a DVR, but I’ll think about the rest!

Posted by: Jack Yan on Feb 18, 2008 8:36:52 AM

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