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Best of the year
If you are looking for some swell holiday reading, the ever trenchant Jon Swift - the man who puts the "arch" in "archconservative" - compiles the best of the year from his lengthy blogroll.
Sunday, December 28, 2008
Been there, done that
I've been tapped by Chet over at the Vanity Press with the latest blog meme: List all the paying jobs you've ever had in roughly chronological order.
Paperboy (bet you didn't see that coming)
Newspaper reporter (first paid byline at age 14)
Strawberry picker (which quickly became...)
Independent door-to-door fruit and vegetable salesman
Dishwasher/delivery driver at Chinese restaurant
Newspaper reporter (covering Rotary Club meetings for local paper)
Forest Ranger (Jr.)
Electric motor winding assembler/shipper
Technical writer at IBM
Pizza delivery driver
Reporter/Photographer/Darkroom technician/layout monkey for weekly community newspapers in Ingersoll, Caledonia, Port Dover (Ontario)
Photographer (theatrical publicity stills)
Freelance PR copywriter and photographer
Line Cook in Italian chain restaurant
Acting Editor/Reporter/Photographer/Darkroom technician/columnist/ main layout monkey for weekly community newspapers in Listowel, Ont.
Reporter/Photographer for community weekly newspaper in Napanee, Ont.
Editor-in-chief/Reporter/Photographer for twice weekly newspaper in Picton, Ont.
ESL teacher in Japan
Private language tutor and education consultant
Staff writer at English language newspaper in Japan (duties include book, music and film critic, page editor, copy editor, rewriter, reporter)
Freelance writer and editor
Volunteer gigs include:
Artist's agent for singer/songwriter
Folk Festival organizer
Internet DJ/projectionist/virtual clubowner in Second Life
Record producer/political fundraiser
I'll pass this exercise in nostalgia on to David at Jim Dandy Goodness, Dan at Jackson Street Books, Shini, No Blood for Hubris and Willy Loman