How old were you?
1996: Just turned 21
2006: Just turned 31
Where did you work?
1996: MSU Alumni Association Phone-A-Thon.
2006: Religious organization with benefits and stuff
Where did you live?
1996: Crawford D343 with Kristy
2006: St. Paul, in the process to moving in with The Sweetie in Mpls.
How was your hair style?
1996: Shoulder length, straight, bangs, had just become a redhead
2006: Short, wavy, red
Did you wear contacts?
2006: Nope (thanks, LASIK!)
Did you wear glasses?
1996: Only when I didn’t have my contacts in
2006: Yep, again
Who was your best friend?
Which of your pets were still alive?
1996: Frank, the spider plant
2006: Boris and Kieran (I think that Boris might have been alive in 1996, but he didn’t come into my life until a few years later…)
Who was your boyfriend/girlfriend?
1996: Nate (giggle)
2006: The Sweetie, Jeff, with whom I will be living in sin later this month!
Who was your celebrity crush?
1996: John Cusack
2006: John Cusack…he just keeps getting better…
Who was your regular-person crush?
1996: I was pretty into Nate….
2006: My sweetie. Even if John Cusack did show up at my door, I’d stick with Jeff.
How many piercings did you have?
1996: Seven – all ears
2006: Six – all ears
How many tattoos did you have?
1996: Got my first later that fall….
2006: Three (Aries on my left hip, a cladagh on my right sholder, and a oogham on my right ankle)
What was your favorite band/singer?
1996: I had just discovered Chris & Johnny
2006: Gotta love Dar Williams
Had you smoked a cigarette?
2006: Yes, but I think it’s less than a pack per lifetime….
Had you gotten drunk?
1996: No, the first time I got drunk was later that fall, the night before the students
moved back into the dorms, and also the night of the Black Slinky episode.
2006: Uh. Yeah.
Looking back, are you where you thought you would be in 2006?
Probably not – 30 was still so very far away….I think that vaguely I though I’d have a ob and a house and stuff, but never really gave the whole thing a lot of concrete fault. I can tell you, though, that this is a great place to be!!