Saturday, January 17, 2009

16 Random Things about Me

Janet Rudolph tagged me with this, which I think I've already done for Facebook. So I'm reprinting that one here if I can find it. . . . Ah-ha! Here goes with 16 Random Things About Me (in which you discover how boring I really am):

1. I don't like cold weather.
2. I'm not that fond of hot weather, either.
3. My favorite soft drink is Dr Pepper.
4. If I drink a diet drink, I go for Pepsi One.
5. I have a large collection of paperback books.
6. I rent two large air-conditioned storage units for the overflow books.
7. I should be writing a book instead of doing this.
8. I got too much candy for Christmas.
9. I'll eat all the candy I got for Christmas.
10. I drive a Toyota.
11. I jog 6 days a week.
12. I jog veeeeerrrrrry slooooooooowly.
13. I love to read.
14. I love to write, but I think I like reading better.
15. I don't watch enough movies.
16. Unlike Janet, I've never met Janis Joplin, much less shared a slug of Southern Comfort with her. I did meet Bob Shane of the Kingston Trio backstage, though, and even sang along when the trio warmed up.

9 comments:

  1. What I don't get is why I eat all the candy and my husband eats none. It might take me a few days, but I do it every time.

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  3. Executive summary of 48 things about Bill Crider, Patti Abbott and Prof. Abbott:

    Bill and Patti like candy. Prof. Abbott does not.

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  4. DP is my favorite drink, too: the REAL kind...with imperial cane sugar.

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  5. Yes. It's nice to be able to get that again.

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  6. Ah, you guys get the Caribbean stuff? Cool. I, of course, have to content myself with Diet Dr. Pepper. I already miss Pepsi Jazz.

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  7. Well, I knew some of the things about you, but not that you could sing. That's an assumption since you joined in with the trio, but I could be wrong. The air conditioned storage units sound like a great idea. I use the Bodega Bay house for book storage,and I probably have about 10,000 books up there, sadly in boxes. Thanks for sharing your 16 random things.

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  8. "Sing" isn't exactly what I do. I just try. Another thing you didn't know about me is that I "sing" in a barbershop chorus. I'm the only guy in it who can't actually sing, but I have fun.

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  9. I like the new Coca Cola Zero with green tea in it. I don't know, though, if it's available in the US. (We don't get vanilla or cherry Coke.)

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