Saturday, 8 August 2009

Sunday Stealing: Janana's Now Vs. Then Meme



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Then: August 1999

1. Age: 35

2. Romantic Status: Single

3. Occupation: Computer Programmer

4. Fun night out: Rarely

5. My BFFs: My sister, various people from work.

6. I spent way too much time: watching television.

7. I spent not enough time: living my life.

8. I wanted to be when I grew up: Still young.

9. Biggest concern: The millenium bug.

10. What my biggest concern should have been: I've no idea.

11. Where did I live: A flat in Manchester.

12. Dumbest thing I did that year: Can't remember.

13. If I could go back now and talk to myself I would say: something beginning with "The winning lottery numbers are..."

14. Picture of me then: (well, my passport photo from the end of 1997, which was the nearest I could find)






















Now: August 2009

1. Age: 45

2. Romantic Status: In a long distance relationship

3. Occupation: Computer Programmer

4. Fun night out: Staying in

5. My BFFs: Lynette, Brian, and the people who were BFFs ten years ago

6. I spend way too much time: blogging

7. I spend not enough time: blogging

8. I want to be when I grow up: me

9. Biggest concern: Making my current relationship work in the longterm

10. What my biggest concern should be: I think I'm concerned about the right thing; nothing else really matters on the same scale

11. Where do I live: The same flat in Manchester

12. Dumbest thing I have done this year: Too early to say, with nearly five months left to go.

13. What I think I would say to myself in 10 years: "Wow, you look old/young" (depending whether it was the current me or the future me speaking).

Summary:

1. What do I miss most from 1999: Being younger

2. What do I miss least from 1999: Loneliness

3. What have I accomplished in 10 years that I am most proud of: Probably writing a novel (assuming I ever actually get past the final edit)

4. What have I NOT accomplished in 10 years that I wish I had: World domination

12 comments:

Tilli said...

World domination's not all it's cracked up to be. Don't ask how I know. I hate to sound repetitive, but your words make me smile.
xoxo

Marites said...

Millenium bug? yeah, i remember that concern :) made a furor in our workplace too. Well, good luck on world domination:) have a nice Sunday!

NurseExec said...

World domination, huh? Good luck with that!

A Blog In The Rough said...

hey you were cute 10 years ago too!

Thom said...

World Domination atta boy. I like that one. I also remember the millenium bug. Stupid me went out and bought a generator that still hasn't been used more than once. LOL. Happy Sunday :)

Arlene said...

I can relate on your LDR thing and i have worked hard for the past years to work it out that i can say at this moment - i really dunno now. But i still knew for sure am stuck in this relationship and am having a very hard time letting myself move on in life.

Rims said...

Yeah me agree I too think spend too much time blogging and then feel could have done with more time :)

Have a great Sunday!

Hootin' Anni said...

Fun night out....staying in! Love it!!!

My Sunday Stealing is posted if you can find time today to stop by and visit. Have a Super day ahead of you.

I am Harriet said...

Remember that y2k stuff? Too funny now.
Have a great Sunday!
http://iamharriet.blogspot.com/2009/08/1999-versus-today.html

shopannies said...

LOL world domination you would be lonely again as I hear it is lonely at the top

Penny said...

Darling pic!
I am in on the world domination!

Bud Weiser, WTIT said...

It sounds like you've got your priorities straight. You are WAY too sane if you ask me. What? You didn't? :)