First seven jobs

  1. Salvation Army employee (age 16, when I was way into thrift store shopping, but my mom didn’t like my shift lasting ’til midnight and I quit after one day)
  2. Babysitter for hyperimaginative three-year-old (17)
  3. Tower Records cashier (18-21, oh those glorious summers)
  4. Peer tutor at Loyola Marymount University library (20-21)
  5. Barnes and Noble bookseller (21-22)
  6. Film/book reviewer and reporter at local daily newspaper (21-29)
  7. Reader/teaching assistant for 6th grade language arts teacher (23-28)

(In response to the #firstsevenjobs hashtag on Twitter.)