Wednesday, May 10, 2006

50 Questions

Earlier this week, I received this as an e-mail from Mike (a buddy of mine in San Diego), Tj. and my sister. Both my sister and Tj. said I was the least likely person to answer this -- and they are completely right!

But, I decided I WOULD answer -- AND post it on my blog. So, here goes.

  1. What time did you get up this morning? 6:45
  2. Diamonds or pearls? Not usually the jewelry type -- diamonds for their cash value?
  3. What is the last movie you saw in the theatre? Brokeback Mountain
  4. What are your favorite TV shows? Sopranos, Amazing Race, Survivor, Tatort, Schillerstraße
  5. What did you have for breakfast? Sonnenblumenvollkornbrot, Cervelatwurst, Tilsiter Schnittkäse
  6. What is your middle name? Robert
  7. What is your favorite cuisine? Thai and Vietnamese
  8. What foods do you dislike? Did you know they sell horsemeat here in Germany?
  9. Your favorite potato chip? paprika
  10. What is your favorite CD at the moment? Massive Attack - "Mezzanine"
  11. What kind of car do you drive? Deutsche Bahn and the HVV
  12. Favorite sandwich? reuben
  13. What characteristics do you despise? arrogance
  14. What are your favorite clothes? jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts
  15. If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go? hmm, lots of Europe left to see
  16. What color is your bathroom? white
  17. Favorite brand of clothing? Carhartt, Dickies
  18. Where would you want to retire to? anywhere warm, on the beach or poolside
  19. Favorite time of day? after work
  20. Where were you born? Silver Cross Hospital
  21. Favorite sport to watch? rugby
  22. Who do you least expect to send this back? (not applicable)
  23. Person you expect to send it back first? (likewise)
  24. Coke or Pepsi? Coke
  25. Are you a morning person or night owl? night owl -- I'm writing this after midnight!
  26. Any new and exciting news you'd like to share with everyone? Tj. and Bill arrive in 9 days!
  27. When you were young what did you want to be when you grew up? a garbage man (really!)
  28. What is your best childhood memory? summers at Lakeshore Campground in Cross Village, MI
  29. What are the different jobs you have had in your life? Busy Bee Bakery, Arboretum View Animal Hospital, US Army, Midland Hotel, Executive House Hotel, Warehouse Liquor Mart, Le Meridien, King George Hotel, ANA Hotel, Bristol Hotel, San Diego Convention Center, IKEA
  30. Nicknames: today, none really. as a kid, some horrible ones!
  31. Do you have any piercings? nope
  32. Ever been to Africa? Yes, Morocco
  33. Pizza toppings? S M O P
  34. Ever been toilet papering? nope, I left that kinda stuff to my sister
  35. Been in a car accident? No
  36. Favorite day of the week? Saturday
  37. Favorite restaurant? just one? lately, Diodos
  38. Favorite flower? lilac (in bloom here right now!)
  39. Favorite ice cream? anything chocolate
  40. Favorite fast food restaurant? here -- any good Döner place; stateside -- In-N-Out
  41. How many times did you fail your driver's test? hated my driver's ed teacher, but never failed the test
  42. Before this one, from whom did you get your last e-mail? Wes in Iraq
  43. Which store would you choose to max out your credit card? somewhere that sold Loewe and Bang & Olufsen
  44. Bedtime? whenever. . . tonight, 1 a.m.
  45. Who are you most curious about their responses to this questionnaire? everyone
  46. Last person you went to dinner with? Dave - tonight - Döner Kebap
  47. What are you listening to right now? Randi Rhodes Show podcast
  48. What is your favorite color? red
  49. How many tattoos do you have? none -- but carry the design for one in my wallet
  50. How many people are you sending this e-mail to? (not applicable)

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