The Humans of Human_Code

21 things you didn’t know about Jen Dawson

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21 Things about Jen by Jen

  1. I went through driver’s ed at the same time as my two kids.
  2. My favourite TV show right now is Portlandia. My favourite TV show of all time is The Wire.
  3. I’ve lived in Moose Factory.
  4. I took the bus to the Ikea in Rome. (In Italian Ikeas, you can get a vodka and lingonberry juice as part of the all-you-can-eat buffet. It was good I took the bus.)
  5. You can ask me any grammar question, but don’t ask me to explain the answer.
  6. I can touch my tongue to my nose.
  7. I’m a Leo.
  8. I have my Master’s in cultural anthropology.
  9. I like bugs. And spiders.
  10. When I was 15 I quit my job at a bar after two weeks because they made me stand on the table and sing their stupid last call song.
  11. I grow squash and pumpkins in my neighbour’s front yard.
  12. I’ve lived on my own since I was 17.
  13. I like stale cheezies.
  14. I was a varsity fencer in university until I jumped off a bar stage and gave myself a career ending injury.
  15. I have an off-grid cabin on the Saugeen River. No running water. No electricity.
  16. I wrote my first (and last) computer program in Basic on an Atari 400.
  17. My dog attacked a train…and lived to tell the tale.
  18. I ghost wrote a book on nutrition and fertility that was featured on the US entertainment show Extra.
  19. I have worked on two unsuccessful mayoral campaigns.
  20. I love knitting socks.
  21. I’ve been called the human kazoo.

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