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.

3 comments:

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.