Tuesday, February 27, 2007

40 things about me

I've been wanting to do something like this for quite some time. Here is my first installment.

1. I played clarinet in elementary and junior high school.

2. I only have one kidney.

3. I broke my wrist during a freshman track meet….running the hurdles.

4. I ran the 800 and record setting 1600 relay the same meet.

5. My grandfather and I share the same birthday.

6. My dad, brother and I were all cub scouts.

7. My dad and I were Scout leaders as adults.

8. I’ve worked in the IT industry for 20 years.

9. I didn’t work until after I graduated from high school.

10. Spiders give me the heebie jeebies. I’ve gotten better.

11. My dad, brother and I have birthdays in February.

12. I got my first dog at age 30. Snickers is awesome.

13. I played on the very first soccer team at our high school.

14. I like to sing karaoke…..and my brother says I’m not bad.

15. I lived in Ohio my entire life, so far.

16. I’ve been shaving my legs for the past ten years.

17. I earned my blue belt in karate when I was studying.

18. I don’t care much for baseball, football and basketball.

19. I like the changing seasons in Ohio.

20. I spent freshman year of college at Bowling Green State University

21. I spent the following 10 years at Cleveland State University to get my Bachelors Degree.

22. My brother is seven years older than me.

23. My brother is gay…….and I don’t mind at all.

24. I enjoy camping, but rarely get a chance to go.

25. My nickname used to be two-beer……actually it’s still true.

26. My favorite nickname is Pumpkinhead.

27. My dream job would be an active vacation tour guide.

28. I don’t like playing poker…..but will play Euchre anytime.

29. I never thought I would do a marathon, much less and Ironman.

30. I enjoy cooking. Especially on the grill.

31. I work-out today at the same YMCA where I learned to swim, shoot a bow and arrow, build
models, jump on the trampoline and play basketball.

32. Growing up I like to build models. Cars, planes, space shuttle.

33. I have never suffered a deep personal tragedy. I pray I never have to.

34. I was captain of the varsity soccer team my senior year of high school.

35. Growing up I wanted to be an architect. Turns out Aimee had the same idea. She
currently works for an architecture firm, accounting.

36. I still have the G.I Joes I used to play with as a kid. These are the original 12 inch Joes.

37. I’ve never tried drugs like marijuana, cocaine, uppers/downers, etc. Never needed them.

38. I didn’t eat salads until after high school.

39. I wrote articles for my high school newspaper.

40. I’ll cry like a baby if the situation calls for it.

For some reason that seems like enough for today.

Game On.


TriSaraTops said...

One kidney?! You are one seriously tough Ironman!

Matt LOOOOOOOOOVEEEEEEES Euchre and is always wanting to play! I sort of suck...

Great list!

JenC said...

Great list! I hate spiders and love Euchre too! We should get a group together to play some time.

Oh, and happy birthday!!!

Triteacher said...

#14 Hey, maybe that's what makes my karaoke suck - I've been siNGing this whole time instead of siGNing.

:)!! Good list.