ABCs of Me


This has been making the rounds of my Facebook friends so I thought I’d repost my answers here:

A – Age: Extremely late 30s

B – Bed Size: Procrustean

C – Chore You Hate? If it’s a chore, I hate it

D – Dogs Name? Lightning

E – Essential Daily Items? Nothing is essential

F – Favorite Color? Blue. No, yell– AUUUUUUUUGH!

G – Gold Or Silver? Whatever

H – Height? 6-0, give or take

I – Instruments You Play? Drums and piano, both poorly

J – Job Title? Lord of Logic

K – Kids? Son, age 15

L – Living Arrangements? Wife, kid and dog, in a rapidly depreciating house

M – Mom’s Name? Good question…I only knew her as “Mom”

N – Nicknames? Like Charlie Brown, I always wanted to be called “Flash”

O – Overnight hospital stay other than birth? Burst fracture, L1 (i.e. broken back); laparascopic cholecystectomy (i.e. gall bladder out)

P – Pet Peeves? Other people and their pet peeves

Q – Quote From A Movie? “I am letting you into the secret of all secrets, mirrors are gates through which death comes and goes. Moreover if you see your whole life in a mirror you will see death at work as you see bees behind the glass in a hive.” — Jean Cocteau, Orphée

R – Right Or Left Handed? Right

S – Siblings? One sister, two brothers, and two more sisters

T – Time You Wake Up? Weekdays 5 AM, weekends whenever

U – Underwear? To paraphrase the Dos Equis guy, “I don’t always wear underwear, but when I do, I prefer boxer briefs.”

V – Vegetable You Dislike? “Sex is good, but not as good as fresh, sweet corn.” — Garrison Keillor. Oh wait, DIS-like? Are yams a vegetable? If not, lima beans or squash.

W – Ways You Run Late? Spending too much time on the Internet

X – X-Rays You’ve Had? Dental, foot, wrist, back, head, finger, blah blah blah…do MRIs count too?

Y – Yummy Food You Make? Bourbon and coke. Is that a food? Sometimes I combine two kinds of cereal and it comes out really good.

Z – Zoo Favorites? Meerkats probably

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