Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Me-me-me-me 4x meme

The Masterfully-punning and ever-so-stylish Miss Cavendish tagged me last week with this "four things" meme. Looks like quick fun, so here goes . . .

Four places I go over and over:
Paris -- our kids give us a hard time because we've been going back every spring for quite a few years now.
La Bretagne Crêperie in Vancouver--#5 on Buckwheat; coffee/cream -- your usual? our server always says -- love that!
Stanley Park Seawall
Robson Street in Vancouver

Four people who e-mail me regularly:
My friend Lisa, who teaches at another university, also English, also Canlit, and who I met back when I was doing my MA and she was starting on her PhD.
My students
Pater -- we live in different cities during the week, so the e-mail keeps us in the loop
All those helpful folks with suggestions about enlarging my penis -- my all-time favourite was the one offering to help my little soldier grow up to be a big love general -- gotta love a good metaphor!

Four places I'd rather be:
I'm actually pretty happy where I am, but I wouldn't mind somehow also being able to get to Victoria to see my son and his girlfriend.
And I'd go to Paris again in a heartbeat.
There's Lisbon -- really want to go back there.
And Vancouver -- where I'll be with my family this weekend.

Four television shows I watch:
Grey's Anatomy
Private Practice
Otherwise, I stick to DVDs -- Bigtime Buffy/Angel fan
The Wire

Four people I'm tagging:
I'm going to leave this open to anyone who wants to pick up the torch. If you do, let me know so that I can link to you.

Four places I like to eat:
Wesley Street Restaurant in Nanaimo
Gyoza King on Robson in Vancouver
l'Avant-Goût in Paris
on any Lisbon restaurant sidewalk table where I could get a plate of grilled sardines.


  1. Really, your penis needs enlarging too? I thought it was just me.;-)

  2. I really can't stand this internet phrase, but ... LOL!!! Patricia

  3. What are you laughing at, Patricia? No one comments on the size of your penis?! Are you mocking LBR and me?

  4. you ARE funny mom. Maybe we of get it from you ;)

  5. ... I don't know where that "Of" came from. I was on the phone and typing at the same time and it just jumped right in there

  6. Thanks for this! I'd love to visit the west coast of Canada one day . . .

  7. It was fun, Miss C. And anytime you're up for a visit, I'll be glad to show you 'round.


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