Tagged: 7 Random Facts

The Jeopardy! queen in training (as Kel from the Xfacta refers to her) tagged me to do the 7 Random Facts Meme.

Never let it be said I don’t play when tagged.

The Rules: Players start with 7 random facts about themselves. Those who are tagged should post these rules and their 7 random facts. Players should tag 7 other people and notify them they have been tagged.

  1. I was born with red hair, but have been blonde for most of my adult life.  (More white than blonde these days!)
  2. My favorite reading materials are sci-fi and fantasy books.  However, I’m not limited to those genres and have been known to read just about anything that can hold my interest past page 50.
  3. I don’t like country music.  At all.
  4. I’ve had many jobs, starting with blueberry picking when I was a child and wanted to earn my own spending money.   I’ve done everything from fast food (Burger King) to day manager at a miniature golf course to an accounts receivable analyst for the federal government and lots of stuff in between.
  5. I have a 5-inch scar on my right leg from a motorcycle accident when I was a teen.  I was dirt bike riding with my cousin, wearing shorts and sandals instead of the required long pants and sturdy shoes.  We slipped in the mud and I sliced the inside of my right calf.
  6. I used to be a gymnast and I participated in the Junior Olympics.
  7. My favorite beverage is tea.

Now, who to tag?  I got in a bit of trouble last time I went around tagging people so I’m a little shy of doing such a thing, and may not come up with 7, but here goes:

Norm from The Only Constant is Change

Old Blue Socks

And from other places (because I know you people are reading even if you don’t always comment):

The English Nutter



My sister


For those of you without blogs, feel free to email your random facts to me or leave them in the comments here.

This, that, and a few photos from home

(The pond. Photo by Robin. July 2007)

The blog spam was getting pretty dull there for a while. Just lists of drugs and porn sites without even bothering to come up with some creative way to try to force it through the spamulator. The porn spam grows increasingly offensive. It would be nice if there was some way to block it completely. I could stop looking at what ends up in the spam bin, but then I’d miss a few comments from friends that somehow wind up in there. (I think that happens when people post more than one or two comments in a short amount of time.)

Then a few interesting bits showed up. This one:

A good example is the best sermon

Ironic in that it’s linked to websites about Paris Hilton. Or maybe not so ironic after all. Somehow, though, I don’t believe her prison time did much for her in the long run. I could be wrong. Ya never know.

The other makes me giggle for some reason:

leave one’s cheese out of the wind

Because I’m childish that way. Or something.

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