So Mike tagged me to post five weird things about myself. Oh, the humanity.
1. After the NY Giants beat the crap out of my beloved Washington Redskins in the 1986 NFC title game, I decided to place a wager with some people at school: If the Giants beat the Broncos in the Super Bowl, I’d get a mohawk. Elway choked, and I got a mohawk–and then I got the bright idea to try to peroxide it and go all Wendy O. Williams. The attempt failed, and my hair turned orange. I blame Tom L. for this, cos he’s a Giants fan.
2. I can count in seven languages (English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, and Finnish). I can hold at least a simple conversation in six of those seven, parse written statements in five of them, and have great fun driving my boss up the wall by switching randomly between all seven languages while counting something at work.
3. I am mildly autistic–and no, I definitely do not have to buy my underwear at K-Mart.
4. I love the cold. When something needs to be done in our lovely 28-degree cooler at Stop-n-Rob, it usually gets assigned to me.Â When the temperature falls to the 30s in the wintertime, the most I’ll put on is a light jacket. I’ve been known to turn on the AC during the wintertime to drop the temperature in my apartment a dozen degrees or so, which drives my husband up the wall.
5.Â I loathe shopping even more than I loathe all Detroit sports teams and the Dallas Cowboys, and will go to great lengths to avoid having to go to a mall or store for anything that is not computer hardware or software. The only time I make any kind of exception to this is when I’m on a roadtrip, when I’ll go buy some kind of tchotchkes as a souvenir. Otherwise I’m at home patching my jeans for the 2394724th time so I don’t have to go buy new ones.
Since I don’t think they’ve been tagged yet, I’m tagging:
And Mike from Confessions of a Hockey Fanatic
Not that they’ll do it, but what the hell.
Mawwidge is what bwings us togefah today.
JJ, the proprietor of Canucks Hockey Blog, is getting hitched today–as is Cam Ward, the Hurricanes’ Conn Smythe winner. Congratulations to the both of them (and their lovely brides), and may their marriages be long and happy ones.