Saturday, May 22, 2004

100 Things About Me (Part 2)

Sorry for the's 51-100...hopefully, I won't repeat any of the first 50.

51. When I was a little kid, former Vice President Spiro Agnew gave up his seat on an airplane so that our family could sit together.
52. I love Indian food.
53. I'm not sure what kind of Indian food is good for me on my diet.
54. I love to play basketball even though I suck at it.
55. Tiger Woods is my favorite golfer...John Daly is a close second.
56. I love wrestling around on the floor with my kids.
57. I sometimes yell at my kids when I know I shouldn't.
58. Other than that, I'm usually a very laid back person.
59. I'm an Aquarius.
60. My wife's a Taurus.
61. I have no idea what that means.
62. I love Italian food.
63. Who am I kidding? I love almost all food.
64. I kick ass at Wheel of Fortune.
65. I love to play games of any kind.
66. Monopoly is my favorite game of all times.
67. My favorite properties are the railroads and Boardwalk & Park Place.
68. I come from a family of teachers.
69. My mom, my maternal grandma, all four of my paternal aunts, five or six of my cousins, and several great aunts were all teachers.
70. My wife was a teacher before she decided to stay home with our kids.
71. I'm very competitive.
72. I am NOT one of thos pushy parents who tries to live life through their kids' athletic endeavors.
73. If they're happy, that's great. If they aren't, they don't have to play (except to complete our obligation for that season).
74. I love the movie, Fletch.
75. The Usual Suspects is probably my all-time favorite movie.
76. In the 1976 presidential election, I "voted" for Jimmy Carter over Gerald Ford in the Weekly Reader poll, because cause Carter was smiling and Ford wasn't.
77. I took four years of French in high school and another two in college.
78. I stopped taking French because I didn't want to take a French literature course.
79. My roommate in my freshman year in college, somehow managed to get a 0.6 GPA during his first semester there.
80. He never graduated (from there, anyway).
81. I left my last company after having my 6th boss in 15 months.
82. I've only been in six major league ballparks (Kauffman, Memorial Stadium, Camden Yards, the Metrodome, Fenway Park and Wrigley Field).
83. I've been to one minor league Las Vegas.
84. On that same trip, I won $1,000 on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine right before we left.
85. My favorite casino games are Pai Gow Poker, Blackjack, Spanish 21, Let It Ride and Video Poker.
86. I've never been able to remember how to play craps.
87. In 48 hours, I'll be in New York City.
88. The last one will have absolutely no meaning to anyone after this week.
89. I graduated from high school in 1989.
90. I do most of the laundry and dishes at our house.
91. I'm supposed to feed the cat every day, but forget a lot.
92. In high school and college, I always had more girl friends than guy friends.
93. My wife says I'm a big flirt.
94. I'd probably have to agree with her.
95. I met my wife at a nightclub in college.
96. She knew who I was when she saw me, but I didn't know her.
97. Apparently, she'd tried flirting with me where I worked, but I didn't notice as I was flirting with other girls.
98. My college job was one of the best (read: easiest/fun) jobs ever.
99. I gave up a great part-time job with the Wizards and Chiefs to spend more time with my family.
100. I don't regret that decision one bit.

And, in the words of Porky Pig...Th-th-th-th-th-that's all folks!