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Monday
Jun042012

let's get together


As I mentioned last week, one of the best parts of blogging is getting to know so many people you would otherwise have never met. I'd love to know more about you and thought it'd be fun to ask you a few questions about yourself! 

Current location:
Day job:
Silly dream job:
Favorite vacation spot: 
Something on your bucket list:
 Starbucks order:
 Last book read (+ enjoyed):
Something interesting about yourself: 

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Here are my answers:
 Current location: NYC
Day job: graphic designer at Madewell
Silly dream job: professional surfer
Favorite vacation spot: any beach
Something on your bucket list: visit all 50 states (35 down!)
 Starbucks order: grande iced caramel macchiato
 Last book read (+ enjoyed): The Paris Wife
Something interesting about yourself: growing up, I wanted to work in a restuarant
where I could roller-skate

 Thanks to Mackenzie for the post idea! / image 

Reader Comments (20)

Hello Alex, I love this idea...here goes:

Current location: Brooklyn
Day job: Design Director, Textiles
Silly dream job: Ice cream taste tester
Favorite vacation spot: Cape Cod! That's where I grew up and I love it there so much.
Something on your bucket list: To visit the pyramids in Egypt
Starbucks order: Latte - I love foamy milk in my coffee.
Last book read (+ enjoyed): I'm currently reading and enjoying Deluxe: How Luxury Lost it's Luster
Something interesting about yourself: I grew up in a restaurant.
June 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBecca
Oh fun! I'll join in. :)
Current location: Stockholm, Sweden
Day job: Freelance Illustrator
Silly dream job: Ice cream flavor taster
Favorite vacation spot: Greece or Paris (visited just last week)
Something on your bucket list: Asia, I must go explore Japan, China, Vietnam, Thailand etc
Starbucks order: We don't have Starbucks in Stockholm, more of a tea drinker at home
Last book read (+ enjoyed): Paris, My Sweet by Amy Thomas
Something interesting about yourself: I can't see out of my left eye. ;(
xoxo Kristina
June 4, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteremmakisstina
Oh my goodness Becca, we have the same taste in dream jobs!
June 4, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteremmakisstina
This is so much fun! I'll take part too :)
Current location: Nashville, TN
Day job: Graduate Student in Biomedical Research
Silly dream job: Stay at home pug mom (does that count!?)
Favorite vacation spot: Gulf Coast
Something on your bucket list: visit every continent
Starbucks order: Venti Iced Coffee
Last book read (+ enjoyed): The Happiness Project
Something interesting about yourself: When I was little, I wrote backwards (like in mirror image style...). Needless to say, I was an odd kid!

Can't wait to read everyone else's responses!
xx
<a href=http://www.myhereandnowlife.com/>Here&Now</a>
June 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJessica
Current location: Right now: Englewood Cliffs, NJ. In general: NYC
Day job: NBC Page
Silly dream job: Summer Camp Director
Favorite vacation spot: Maui
Something on your bucket list: Sky Diving
Starbucks order: grande iced water or iced mocha
Last book read (+ enjoyed): The bonfire of the Vanities, Tom Wolfe & In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks, Adam Carolla
Something interesting about yourself: I now listen to more hours/week of podcasts and music.
June 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGrant
Current location: Right now: Englewood Cliffs, NJ. In general: NYC
Day job: NBC Page
Silly dream job: Summer Camp Director
Favorite vacation spot: Maui
Something on your bucket list: Sky Diving
Starbucks order: grande iced mocha. but more often than not a grande iced water.
Last book read (+ enjoyed): The Bonfire of the Vanities, Tom Wolfe & In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks, Adam Carolla
Something interesting about yourself: I now listen to more hours/week of podcasts and music.
June 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGrant
What a great idea! Here are my answers:

Current location: New Orleans, LA for 2 more weeks, then I'm moving to Cincinnati, OH
Day job: Currently Assistant Director for Alumni Affairs, but soon I'll be a Client Success Manager for a company that provides educational solutions.
Silly dream job: I want to own my own yarn shop!
Favorite vacation spot: Germany
Something on your bucket list: Run a marathon
Starbucks order: Grande non-fat latte
Last book read (+ enjoyed): Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
Something interesting about yourself: I am a classically trained vocalist
June 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKatelyn Denning
I love this idea Alex! Can I steal it too??

Current location: NYC
Day job: interior design student
Silly dream job: own a home shop with an interior design firm in the back! (oh and have a creative collaborate with you, sarah t., & mackenzie)
Favorite vacation spot: Italy
Something on your bucket list: go on safari
Starbucks order: iced coffee
Last book read (+ enjoyed): Blue Nights by Joan Didion
Something interesting about yourself: I've always been really confused about what I wanted to do with my life up until now!
I love this!

Current location: San Francisco, CA
Day job: Account Exec at an Ad Agency
Silly dream job: Antique store/home decor store with interior design services
Favorite vacation spot: Santorini or Big Island of Hawaii
Something on your bucket list: Learn how to scuba dive
Starbucks order: Cappuccino
Last book read (+ enjoyed): Reading Cleopatra: A Life by Stacey Schiff
Something interesting about yourself: I lived in Florence, Italy for 5 months and loved every minute of it
June 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLauren
Love!

Current location: Savannah, GA
Day job: freelance designer / re-starting the job hunt
Silly dream job: movie director
Favorite vacation spot: the beach in general. If it happens to be in Greece or Italy - all the better!
Something on your bucket list: see Machu Picchu!
Starbucks order: caramel latte
Last book read (+ enjoyed): Let's Pretend This Never Happened (The Bloggess' new book)
Something interesting about yourself: I had a back brace for 5 years of my life. Yup.
June 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSarah
Current location: new york city
Day job: web designer / illustrator
Silly dream job: pizza taste tester
Favorite vacation spot: i don't know about favorite, but right now i'm homesick for deep west texas
Something on your bucket list: to watch the bucket list. jk, i would like to learn carpentry
Starbucks order: red eye!
Last book read (+ enjoyed): auguries of innocence, poems of patti smith
Something interesting about yourself: i write/draw comics. i just started one inspired by buffy (the tv show, not movie) called 'i'm not going to kill you but i wish you were dead."
June 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterchristie
Current location: Boston, MA
Day job: Graphic designer at a wedding invitation boutique
Silly dream job: Children's book author
Favorite vacation spot: Lake Kanasatka in the White Mountains of NH
Something on your bucket list: run a marathon / successfully bake a cake / scuba dive in Fiji
Starbucks order: chai latte
Last book read (+ enjoyed): The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway (yes, alex, i liked it!)
Something interesting about yourself: Me, my mom, grandma and great-grandma all have the same middle name.
June 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterstephanie rita
I love these posts--I need to do one!

Day job: production designer at lonny mag
Silly dream job: sci fi screen re-writer? I'm convinced I can fix most of the tv shows that ended poorly.
Favorite vacation spot: viceroy palm springs
Something on your bucket list: learn to ride a horse, mostly for the outfit
Starbucks order: vanilla latte
Last book read (+ enjoyed): bossypants
Something interesting about yourself: I have four different types of coffeemakers in my apartment. addicted.
June 5, 2012 | Unregistered Commentercolleen
Current location: Alabama
Day job: Sales Associate at J.Crew
Silly dream job: Model
Favorite vacation spot: The beach!
Something on your bucket list: Eat Chinese food in China!
Starbucks order: Tall Green Tea Frapp.
Last book read (+ enjoyed): Summer and the City By Candace Bushnell
Something interesting about yourself: I've lived abroad three times, in three different countries. (And I plan on upping that number!)
June 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMorghanne
Love this idea!

Current location: Paris
Day job: Formerly in special events at an art gallery in NYC.
Silly dream job: Art Collector (if that could be considered a job).
Favorite vacation spot: Most recently would be Vieques, PR but I don't like going to the same place twice.
Something on your bucket list: Write a book.
Starbucks order: Tall soy latte.
Last book read (+ enjoyed): The Paris wife (and also read Hemingway's A Moveable Feast right before).
Something interesting about yourself: I just moved from Brooklyn to Paris because it is something I have always wanted to do and I don't speak French. Check it out at bonvoyaging.com. Merci!
June 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNikki
Stumbled upon your blog tonight while procrastinating one of my final college assignments! Obsessed! But here is a little about me :]

Current location: Dewey Beach, Delaware
Day job: Waitressing/Assistant to an event coordinator/Being a college grad
Silly dream job: Own a men's clothing store or be a wedding planner
Favorite vacation spot: My little hometown of Cambridge, Maryland
Something on your bucket list: To fill my passport! Or live in Savannah Georgia
Starbucks order: Venti half-caramel, half-vanilla non fat latte with an extra shot (ENERGY)
Last book read (+ enjoyed): Women by Charles Bukowski
Something interesting about yourself: Alex growing up I didn't want to be a roller skating waitress, but a Las Vegas showgirl - feathers, glitter and all. What were my parents letting me watch on TV?
June 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKatie
New to your blog- love it! What a fun way to interact with your readers!

Current location: Armenia, Colombia {until Friday than back home to the States}
Day job: Mama to 3 little ones
Silly dream job: Audiobook narrator
Favorite vacation spot: the beach {i know..original right??}
Something on your bucket list: eat pizza in Naples
Starbucks order: hot chocolate
Last book read (+ enjoyed): Clockwork Prince
Something interesting about yourself: My husband quite his job two months ago and we took off to Colombia with our 3 kids. It's been a blast!!
June 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEtheline
Current location: norwalk, connecticut
Day job: fundraising for the wildlife conservation society (my office is in the bronx zoo by the sea lion pool!)
Silly dream job: opening a dessert/wine bar that also sells decorative accents and cool clothes!
Favorite vacation spot: anywhere i can dig my toes in the sand
Something on your bucket list: an african odyssey: markets in morocco, safari in the savannah, pyramid gazing in egypt...
Starbucks order: tall skim latte - what can i say? i'm a purist :)
Last book read (+ enjoyed): rules of civility by amor towles
Something interesting about yourself: i had open heart surgery at age 14 and have a pretty awesome scar
June 6, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterrenee
Current location: NYC
Day job: Volunteer Coordinator at iMentor (non-profit pairing HS Students with professionals to achieve college success!)
Silly dream job: Graphic Designer/Creative Director at Madewell/J.Crew
Favorite vacation spot: Someplace in the sun. With a lemonade in hand.
Something on your bucket list: Learning how to play the guitar well. I have mastered 5 chords so far...
Starbucks order: Venti Skinny Iced Caramel Macchiato--a great pick me up for a long day at work
Last book read (+ enjoyed): Citrus County
Something interesting about yourself: I like the Oreo cookie more than I like the cream filling.
June 8, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDuyen
So fun!!
Current location: Chicago.
Day job: Stylist.
Silly dream job: Bakery owner.
Favorite vacation spot: Switzerland!
Something on your bucket list: Visiting the 50 states is on my list too! Plus, run a marathon.
Starbucks order: Grande Coffee with a Soy Top
Last book read (+ enjoyed): Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Something interesting about yourself: I love to fish!

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