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8 Factoids

July 29, 2007

Got tagged by Sparks to reveal 8 facts about myself. I’d like to think that I’m a very private person and I wouldn’t normally divulge boring personal information on the big bad web, but I’ll make an exception this time. As I quote Sparks, it should be fun. Here goes.

Here are the rules for “8 facts”:

1.)In the 8 facts about [name], you share 8 things that your readers don’t know about you. At the end, you tag 8 other bloggers to keep the fun going. Each blogger must post these rules first.
2.) Each blogger starts with eight random facts/habits about themselves.
3.) At the end of the post, a blogger needs to choose eight people to get tagged and list their names.
4.) Don’t forget to leave them a comment telling them they’re tagged, and to read your blog.

1. I absolutely loathe eggs. I wouldn’t touch those gross things even if my life depended on it. However, if push came to shove, I’d eat egg whites, but I would never eat the yolk, even if you paid me.

2. I give good massages….deep, hard and strong ones. I particularly love to give foot massages. I’m a self-taught masseuse; I just read this free Body Shop booklet on reflexology from cover to cover and then I started practicing on my family and friends. Because of my fantastic massage skills, to date I have gotten a marriage proposal, a free dinner, a designer Italian bag and friends for life.

3. I still get ID’d all the time. In fact, last night I was denied entrance at a bar since I couldn’t produce any identification with my birthdate on it. My friend came to rescue me and tried to plead with the bouncer to let me in. She told him Come on, she doesn’t look 18. He turned to her and said Yes, she does. Boo.

4. I just recently discovered that I love cleaning. Cleaning is pure bliss. It’s a powerful cathartic exercise for me, an outlet to release my pent-up frustration. It’s also a good way to de-stress. Cleaning makes me feel responsible. Seeing my room and house clean and organized gives me an incredible sense of gratification.

5. I can fall asleep anywhere. Well, almost anywhere. I’ve already slept in public parks (on the grass and on benches), train platforms, airports, weird shaped couches and hospital waiting rooms. I seem to be lulled to sleep more quickly though whenever I’m in a moving vehicle.

6. I hate birds very much. I mean, I’m a big fan of cooked birds but I don’t like seeing real live ones. I hate the way they look. I hate their stupid beaks and their stupid claws. They make gratingly annoying sounds. Their eyes bespeak of evil and their wattles are revolting. Birds might be the progeny of Satan. My greatest fear is that one day some bird will stab me with its beak and claw me to death. This macabre vision is probably the result of having seen Hitchcock’s The Birds at a tender young age.

7. I am an undisputed senti music guru. I know that Christopher Cross sang Arthur’s Theme (When you get stuck between the moon and New York City…) and that Simply Jessie is the title of the song with the opening line And I don’t know how I knew it/but I knew it somehow…I can confidently claim that I know all of the songs on heavy rotation at WRock 96.3 and The Mellow Touch 94.7. Who dares challenge me?!

8. Back in HS, I wasn’t able to attend a single soirée. My friend tells me that I didn’t miss much anyway. She says soirées are just like the peahen-peacock mating ritual, only with humans.

I’m tagging:

allan, blossom, erika, rhoda, marian, rio, kaye, vito