Now & Then


Mia found this great blog and blogger that did a now and then comparison on herself. We liked it so much we are going to join in. Here we are:


Now: 2014 Age 26 // Then: 2004 Age 16

Crushing on //

Now: Idris Elba, Rupert Grint, Paul Dano, Bruno Mars

Then: Michael Vartan, Viggo Mortensen, Rupert Grint, Sharif Atkins

Watching //

Now: The Good Wife, Scandal, Parenthood, Game of Thrones, Orphan Black, Parks and Rec, Modern Family, The Mindy Project, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (if you can’t tell I’m a TV junkie!)

Then: ER, Alias, Friends, Will and Grace, A Different World (syndicated)

Listening to //

Now: First Aid Kit, John Legend, Lianne La Havas, Adele, Tchaikovsky, misc fodder

Then: Avril Lavigne, Evanescence, India.Arie, Alicia Keys, Tchaikovsky, misc fodder

Reading //

Now: anything interesting I can get my hands on

Then: Harry Potter, The Dark Tower series, anything by Michael Chrichton or Robin Cook

Style //

Now: skinny jeans, scarf, comfy and stylish shoes, plain top and bright watermelon lipstick

Then: school uniform (weekdays) t-shirt, jeans and adidas sambas (weekends)

Hair //

Now: rockin’ it straight

Then: rockin’ it straight

Leisure //

Now: attending the balelt, writing, reading, and taking long and wandering walks through various city parks

Then: ballet class, double feature at the cinema followed by books and coffee at Barnes and Noble

Dreams //

Now: become an award winning writer

Then: become a cardiovascular surgeon


Now :  2014 Age 25>>   Then: 2004 Age 15

Crushing on //

Now: Max Irons, Theo James, Jeremy Renner and Benedict Cumberbatch

Then: Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Tom Felton and Chad Michael Murray

Watching //

Now: Doctor Who, Sherlock, The Newsroom and Justified

Then: House M.D., Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gilmore Girls, and One Tree Hill

Listening to //

Now: Steel Wheels, Sara Bareilles, Macklemore and Punch Brothers

Then: Alicia Keys, Garbage, Something Corporate, Nickel Creek

Reading //

Now: The Rook by David O’Malley, The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer, The Daughter of Smoke and Bone Series by Laini Taylor, The Grisha Series by Leigh Bardugo,  His Fair Assassin Series by Robin LeFevers, All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness, and anything by Gail Carriger

Then: Anything by Tamora Pierce, Meg Cabot and Donna Jo Napoli, and the Harry Potter Series

Style //

Now: Sloppy Business Casual, lots of slacks, sweaters and scarves. Skinny jeans and plain shirts for leisure wear.

Then: Drama Club T-shirts and Jeans

Hair //

Now: long long long and straight

Then: shoulder length straight

Leisure //

Now: Movies, books, book club, dinner parties, traveling, blogging

Then: Movies, drama club, books and killing time at friend’s houses

Attitude //

Now: Worried, Happy, Listless, dreaming of ambition

Then: Happy, Angst-y, dreaming of stardom, dreaming of love

Dreams //

Now: be good at what I do, love what I do, be a leader and executive, travel the world, start my own business

Then: work in the music or film industry, theater for life, doctor

Life plan //

Now: work hard, find time to travel

Then: work hard, star in a show, get straight A(s), get into college, get into med school, get a great residency, save the world.


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