Then: August 1999
1. Age: 24
2. Romantic Status: Living with the e-whore.
3. Occupation: factory worker
4. Fun night out: out drinking with co-workers after a shift, since I worked second shift and never got a day off.
5. My BFFs: Kristy and Derek
6. I spent way too much time: working
7. I spent not enough time: home with the ex-whore
8. I wanted to be when I grew up: I wanted to go back to school and get an engineering degree
9. Biggest concern: Never seeing the ex-whore because I worked so much
10. What my biggest concern should have been: the ex-whore spending all of my money and screwing other guys while I was at work
11. Where did I live: Tennessee
12. Dumbest thing I did that year: smoked some marijuana
13. If I could go back now and talk to myself I would say: Keep your money and kick the whore to the curb!
14. Picture of me then: don't have any... don't have ANYTHING from that time in my life.
Now: August 2009
1. Age: 34
2. Romantic Status: married to one of the most impressive people I've ever known
3. Occupation: Full-time engineering student
4. Fun night out: Dinner and a movie
5. My BFFs: my pets... since I've stopped working it has been hard to mantain and make new friendships
6. I spend way too much time: on the computer
7. I spend not enough time: kicking ass
8. I want to be when I grow up: I'm kind of there, or at least on the road to it, for the first time in my life.
9. Biggest concern: School... I want to do better than "OK"
10. What my biggest concern should be: money
11. Where do I live: Florida
12. Dumbest thing I have done this year: dropped out of school for a semester
13. What I think I would say to myself in 10 years: good job!
1. What do I miss most from 1999: the buckets of cash I was bringing home
2. What do I miss least from 1999: almost everything else
3. What have I accomplished in 10 years that I am most proud of: Getting my shit together, going back to school, and especially marrying a great woman.
4. What have I NOT accomplished in 10 years that I wish I had: I still don't have a ring-tailed lemur!