Monday, November 05, 2007

7 Facts about me

I'm back from the Conference of Suspect Facts. More on that later. For now:

Lisa B Tagged me for this. I'll tag 7 more people for their 7 facts below.

Seven facts about me:

  1. I didn’t eat beans, black, red, white, refried, until I was 27 years old.
  2. I had a hernia operation when I was 8. The hernia was probably caused by carrying my twin sisters around simultaneously. I didn’t want to play favorites.
  3. In the 3rd grade I wanted to win the reflections contest—an elementary school arts contest in every category. I wrote poems (“Ain’t no freedom in this land/for no one” was a featured line. I had just read Roots), I drew a picture of a cat and I made composed my own score by, somewhat randomly, making half and whole and quarternotes on the treble and bass clefs. I won none of the categories.
  4. I had the fuel injectors (twice), my car stereo (five times) stolen from my Jetta in Portland. When I moved back to Salt Lake, my Isuzu Rodeo (leased) was shot up on 9th South and 9th West on Halloween night.
  5. I wore a headband every day of fifth grade.
  6. I am allergic to (cheap) metal. When I wear Levi’s, the cheap metal rivets give me a rash on either side of my belly button.
  7. I have no middle name.
OK: Now these guys are tagged to post 7 facts about themselves and then tag 7 more people in the comment section of those people's blogs:
Thirty-One.
Kendall Jackson.
Mapmaker.
Scorpion's Tail.
Econtrario.
Xena One and Two.
Strange Polkas.

4 comments:

Lisa B. said...

I love that you tried to win the whole Reflections contest, but come on, your later life showed them, didn't it! Just like Michael Jordan not making his high school basketball team.

Dr. Write said...

I tagged Scorpion and Polkas too. Funny. So we get them, twice!!
I love your list. I need a headband!

chancelot said...

Something had been bothering me all week about your list and I just figured out what it is. What about garbanzo beans? Are they white beans, are the actually beans. Any way did you eat them?

Nik said...

No. Not really. Maybe once. At Reed College. When they were pressed and shaped into falafel.
And then I did not like them again for another few years.
Although I do think I wasn't 27 when the bean eating started. Maybe 23 or 24. Sorry for the confusion.