25 Things

Twenty-Five Random Things you may not have known about Me:

  1. I’ve driven 6 hours, round trip, for the sole purpose of trying a new restaurant. (Good Food? How Far?)
  2. I’ve been the cause of a spontaneous 2-day road trip.  I literally gave my cousin a phone call and we were on the road within 2 hours. (Arizona?)
  3. I’ve managed to fall through the floor twice — on consecutive days. (I brused my bum, Opps, I did it again)
  4. I’ve been engulfed by a bonfire explosion and can tell you why gasoline is now banned at beach bonfires: Me.
  5. I’ve been told by a doctor that I’m a candidate for a cadaver cartilage replacement in my knees. (Chondromalacia Patella, Results)
  6. I can tie a cherry stem into a knot in my mouth.
  7. I used to call my grandfather, Grandmadad.  I was very young.
  8. I have been to the official “Center of the World”: Felicity, CA.
  9. I’m looking forward to eating a rat on a stick in Africa.
  10. I had a motorcycle permit for a whole year, but I’ve never been on a motorcycle.
  11. I’ve only broken two bones in my life.  Amazing, I know, but — I broke both hands at the same time.
  12. I’ve been in a helicopter over Maui.  Fun!
  13. I’m eager to skydive, but scared to bungee jump.
  14. “How’s that go, again?”
  15. I’ve been approached by a Google technical recruiter.
  16. My brother used to wake in the middle of the night to my yelling, “He’s in the vent!  He’s in the vent!”
  17. I worked as a pipefitter in a shipyard for 17 months, 1 week and 2 days. (PLNU vs NASSCO, NASSCO was my whale)
  18. I’ve lived in San Diego for 20 years and I’ve never been surfing.
  19. I’ve built two functioning trebuchets, and I’ve launched 2 liter bottles over 100 feet.
  20. My passport is stampless, but I’ve been to Mexico and Canada.
  21. I have no cavities.
  22. I can recite 15 significant digits of pi.
  23. I’ve almost severed two index fingers. (slightly exaggerated, but still serious accidents) (Can’t touch this)
  24. I enjoy cycling.  Though, I’ve had my ups and downs. (Going the distance, A Crash Course, Why do we fall?, Bike and Forth, Longer and HarderAwesome God)
  25. The cake is a lie!

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