So...here goes *clears throat*
5 years ago: I had moved to California and bought the house of my dreams. I could see the mountains from my bedroom and loved my life. This was the time before death, job troubles and family issues became prominent features in my life. Do I sound enough like Eeyore? :-)
1 Year ago: I had recently moved to Boston. Hated it. Still sort of don't like it. My niece moved in. I started feeling what it must be like to be a parent. Scary cool. I felt sort of grown up.
5 songs I know all the words to: No Woman No Cry by Bob Marley and the Wailers, Color of the Sky by Ten Thousand Maniacs, Not the Man by Ten Thousand Maniacs, Yeh Daulat bhi Le Lo, Jagjit Singh, Ironic by Alannis Morrisette.
5 Snacks I enjoy: Chocolates, Walnuts, watermelon, popcorn, bhel puri.
5 Things I'd do w/ $100 million dollars: Start a foundation for girls' education in UP (India), start a well-funded dog and cat rescue, move back to SoCal, pay off all debts, help some memers of my family get on their feet.
5 places I would run away to: Egypt, Morocco, Spain, India, Nepal
5 things I would never wear: belly shirts, diamonds, hot pants, 6-inch heels, burqa
5 favorite tv shows: Six Feet Under, Sopranos, Seinfeld, What Not to Wear, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit
5 greatest joys: Waking up on Saturday morning, the love of my life, my insane dog, sitting in my backyward, writing
5 favorite toys: Slinky, Magic Robot (had it as kid, not sure it's still around), Barbie, toy cars, Scrabble (so, it's a board game)
5 people I'm tagging: Bina Shah, Temporal, Anne (from Anne's Utterances), Estel, Saurav Sarkar