3) G.I. Joe
4) Journalist: Carl Kolchak specifically
5) Oceanographer: I grew up in the Midwest surrounded by corn and bean fields.
6) Archaeologist: actually did undergrad work
7) Film Maker
This is the progression of profession (I prefer ‘calling’) that led me to my current gig. I actually wrote a letter to President Nixon trying to get into the ‘Joes’ and got a very nice photo and booklet back. But no job offer.
I’m thinking about this today as I’ve had ZERO bites on my resume. One week and no interviews. You don’t suppose employers are googling now and my blogging is hurting my chances at employment?
Oh, and for the sake of completeness, somewhere between 5 and 7 I briefly aspired to be a bodyguard for Princess Diana. I am such a nerd.