August 12, 2004

100 things about me

This is a fun thing to do if you have too much time on your hands.

1. I am a single dad of a teenage girl.
2. I could name all the Presidents when I was 5 years old.
3.I have seen Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, George Bush 41.
4. I shook hands with Bill Clinton. I later hoped he washed his hands earlier that day.
5. I lived in Germany and spoke the language between age 5 and 9.
6. I only recall German Swear words.
7. I speak Spanish, but have never been south of the border.
8. I have no pets.
9. I usually watch the same videos over and over again.
10.I love Trivial Pursuit and Jeopardy.
11. I married at age 25.
12. Divorced at age 31.
13. Won't do that again.
14. I have seen tornadoes.
15. I have been in earthquakes.
16. I shit my pants- usually during the quakes.
17. If a liar was on fire, I wouldn't piss on them.
18. I weigh too much.
19. I am a stroke survivor.
20. I graduated in the top 10 % of my H.S. Class.
21. I tried 5 times to go to college.
22. Got screwed out of it 5 times.
23. I get taken advantage of easily.
24. I have a long shit list of those who do that.
25. I am embarrassed about 21-24
26. I love photography.
27. I hate photos of me.
28. I have metal in my spine.
29. I have had close calls with death.
30. I have lived in 5 states.
31. I am a Raiders fan- deal with it.
32. I heard my mom and dad say "fuck" a few times.
33. I couldn't believe it.
34. I like weight training.
35. I have had 3 car accidents.
36. I like astronomy, not astrology.
37. I like to travel.
38. I have been to Alaska
39. I like watching Law and Order
40. I like all types of music.
41. I hate tattoos
42. I don't have one.
43. I played the Clarinet in school.
44. I hate summer.
45. I like Spring and Fall.
46. I am puzzled about people going gaga about Britney Spears.
47. I have 2 brothers.
48. I hate it when people play on loyalty to get at you.
49. I farted once in public, blamed it on a kid with a smelly diaper.
50. I like guns.
51. I am not a postal worker.
52. I have been called "complex".
53. I have dated older women.
54. One was 17 years older than me.
55. I am not comfortable around men.
56. I hate my name
57. I can impersonate Ronald Reagan, Beavis & Butthead, and Marvin the Martian.
58. I can be brutally silent to those who crap on my corn flakes.
59. I don't like the outdoors too much.
60. I have never been arrested.
61. I don't drink.
62. I don't date much anymore.
63. I hate traitors.
64. I am related to Aaron Burr.
65. I knew my great grandmother.
66. I am fascinated by people who are self assured.
67. I actually can't imagine it.
68. I got drunk by accident once on cough syrup.
69. I hated it. ( It was mis-labeled )
70. I am almost 40.
71. I just started wearing glasses.
72. I'm not wearing them now.
73. I am an "Air Force Brat."
74. I was born at Sheppard AFB Texas.
75. I wanted to go into the Air Force, but failed the physical.
76. I tried to become a deputy.
77. Didn't do well on the obstacle course.
78. Never got over that.
79. I like emails.
80. I should be doing other things.
81. I am an independent thinker.
82. I should be eating my pizza- it's getting cold.
83. I nearly fell in the hole for my grandmother's coffin.
84. I said "Whoa, shit."
85. I was a pallbearer for a 7 month old girl once.
86. I ran away from kindergarten.
87. I rear ended a bomb squad truck once.
88. I was once pulled over at gunpoint by police in a case of mistaken identity.
89. I am a Capricorn, born on Elvis' 30th birthday.
90. I once met a 104 year old man.
91. I knew a German man who lost his arm fighting Patton in the Black Forest.
92. I want to be more organized.
93. I once assisted detaining arson suspects.
94. My first plane flight was across the Atlantic.
95. Many of my relatives sailed on the Brooklyn from New York to San Francisco.
96. I have visited Italy, France, Holland, Austria and other European Countries.
97. I sleep with a fan on, no matter what the season is.
98. I also sleep with an oxygen mask.
99. I lost my grandfather and was divorced on the same day.
100. My kindergarten teacher told my parents I would either grow up to be President of the United States or head of the Mafia.

Posted by dr at August 12, 2004 07:37 PM | TrackBack

My mother always sleeps with a fan on as well and just piles more blankets on the bed when it is winter. I asked her once why she didn't just get a noise machine, and she told me it wasn't the same. How could it not be the same? It's the same noise.

Posted by: Wendy B at August 12, 2004 07:44 PM

I suppose I could eat beans and laugh myself to sleep :)

Posted by: Desert Raspberry at August 12, 2004 07:46 PM
Post a comment

Remember personal info?