27 July, 2006


I was tagged by BillT. How nice of him to think of me on my Birthday! ;)

Here are Three--

1. --things that scare me:
a. Driving in Southern California (including parking lots).
b. Volunteering at the USO with a retired Sr. Chief Petty Officer who doesn't
know he's retired.
c. T.I.A.D. stories.

2. --people who make me laugh:
a. Lex
b. Cassandra
c. BillT

3. --things I hate the most:
a. Incompetence in customer service.
b. Embarrassing a guy by paying for lunch because he forgot his wallet.
c. Trying to be as funny as BillT.

4. --things I don't understand:
a. Men
b. Women
c. Teenagers The rest of humanity

5. --things I'm doing right now:
a. Wishing my brain would've let me sleep in this morning.
b. Trying to keep my cat and my mother's cat from killing each other.
c. Laying on my back with the laptop on my stomach.

6. --things I want to do before I die:
a. Visit Europe
b. Ride in the backseat of a fighter jet (or at least tour an aircraft carrier
while it's active)
c. See all the people I met at the MilBlog Conference again.

7. --things I can do:
a. Impress the heck out of a retired Sr. Chief Petty Officer (see 1b above)
b. Take apart my PC and put it back together again with only a few parts
left over.
c. Ride my bicycle four miles with the tires half-inflated.

8. --ways to describe my personality:
a. Sweet (I'm good at pretending)
b. Unconventional
c. Fuzzilicious

9. --things I can't do:
a. Understand why more politicians aren't struck by lightning on a regular
b. Tolerate the humidity in San Diego.
c. Look like I'm older than the average college student.

10. --things I think you should listen to:
a. J.S. Bach's Prelude and Fugue in G-minor.
b. Uncle J's video podcasts
c. People who have worked hard for their achievements.

11. --things you should never listen to:
a. People whom you know have no honor or integrity, no matter how
charming or fascinating they are.
b. Slow Jazz, if you're home alone
c. Anything by David Hasselhoff

12. --absolute favorite foods
a. Freshly-made falafel sandwiches from Pita's Mediterrainean Grill in
San Marcos
b. Raspberries
c. Chocolate

13. --things I'd like to learn:
a. All the officer and enlisted insignia for the Navy and Marines, so I don't
embarrass myself at the USO.
b. How to consistently make eye contact in a one-on-one social situation
without blushing or looking nervous--i.e. out to dinner.
c. How to drive from one place to another the same way twice (in other
words, not get lost).

14. --beverages I drink regularly:
a. Water
b. Milk
c. Rootbeer

15. --shows I watched as a kid:
a. I Dream of Jeannie (in reruns)
b. The Smurfs
c. Remington Steele

16. --people I'm tagging
a. Army Wife Toddler Mom
b. Da Goddess
c. Sgt. B (maybe if we tag him twice, he'll actually do it...)