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You Now Know About Me
In No Particular
Created on October
14th, 2003 at 12:26 (during my lunch break just in case you are in HR
and reading this)
- My middle name
- I am left-handed.
- I'm an aquarius,
born on January 25th.
- I once had a
huge crush on Janet from Three's Company.
- My father had
Multiple Sclerosis. Now that is a fucked up disease. Make
- However, I married
the most amazing woman on Earth.
- We met in college
- I applied to
colleges based on distance from NY state.
- I attended Florida
State University. Majored in Advertising, double minor in English
- I missed a 3.5
GPA overall because I took a philosophy course my senior year where
the bell curve was about 75 points. I passed, but barely and my overall
GPA fell to 3.48.
- I'm an incorrigible
- I have every
FSU football program from the 1988,.1989 and 1990 football seasons.
- My grandfather
once bought me a "Babe Ruth" baseball card for $1.25 which
is now worth exactly $1.25 but that he thinks is probably worth $100.
- I often forget
to laugh at the world (and myself).
- I can be completely
overbearing at times.
- I am extremely
opinionated and love to argue over things that have no "true"
- I am a life-long
- Greg Nettles
was my baseball hero. Probably still is.
- I once got to
be "Homer the Brave" and put on the costume when I worked
for the Atlanta Braves.
- My Jewish name
is pronounced"Mayor" as in "Call me Mayor Mccheese."
- The last time
I was in temple was when my dad died.
- Writing this
list is a lot harder than I thought it would be, and I'm only at #17.
- I am one of the
stories in Po Bronson's book "What should I do with my life."
- In high school,
a girl turned me down for a date by telling me she was a Jahova's
- It took me about
25 minutes to work up the nerve to kiss the girl who would become
- I was on SportsCenter
once, sitting in row 1, seat 1 in Chicago (Comisky, not Wrigley) on
day 2 of the season in 1995 (I think). It was a day after a snow-out
game and the stadium had about 1500 people in it so I sat down in
that seat and was on the show that night. You could see my big head.
- My nicknames
have included: Jughead, Garth and Cyrk/Sirk.
- 9 times out of
10, I have no idea what I'm talking about.
- I've lived in
4 states (NY, FL, GA and CA) and will add CT to the list within the
next few years.
- I've driven across
the country twice, once when I was 6, and again when I was 31.
- My most embarrassing
moment was in high school - I was at the dentist's office and put
my legs up on a chair and farted out loud.
- I wore #6 when
I played baseball.
- I hit and kick
right-handed (see #2 above for more info).
- I have complete
baseball card sets from 1986 and 1987.
- I own more then
2 Cal Ripken rookie cards.
- I met Ernie Banks
once (he was drunk I think, and wearing his "Mr. Cub" hat))
and he told me something about life that I can't remember anymore.
It was very bizarre.
- I found the sterno
(me and a guy named Steve) can that lit Fulton County stadium on fire.
- After we found
the can, I didn't call 911 because I figured that with all the reporters
in the press box, someone would call. No one did.
- I have a 43 rating
- I own my own
business - a youth and sports photography franchise in Fairfield County,
- If I could have
dinner with one celebrity person it would be Kevin Smith.
- I went to art
school in Atlanta and my portfolio won best in show at graduation.
- I am the oldest
child of 3.
- I've smoked about
3 cigarettes in my entire life, and about 4 cigars (maybe 5).
- I love Nestle
- Make my happy
- feed me lemon cake with a hardish frosting top.
- I graduated from
high school in 1988.
- I was captain
of my high school bowling team (!).
- I once slept
in a bed with Star Wars sheets.
- I saw Star Wars
in 1977 during its first run when I was 7 years old and think I remember
being on line to go in.
- I've never shot
better than about an 87 on any golf course (well, there was that one
time I par'd an entire mini-golf course).
- I didn't learn
to play golf until I was 27.
- I won best athlete
at sleepaway camp when I was 16.
- I want to be
- I was a camp
counselor for 6 year olds when I was 17, and a counselor for tiny
tots that same year.
- I'd rather be
- I should never
be allowed to sing in public.
- I've sung ONE
karaoke song in pubic - by Bob Marley. It was horrible.
- I never park
in a handicap spot.
- I don't like
- My daughter says
I'm crazy because sometimes I work on 3 "puters" at once.
- My first car
was a 1978 Chevy Malibu Wagon, blue with wood side paneling.
- I like to push
- I love spending
time in bookstores.
- I am terrified
- And bees.
- I don't stand
- I like it when
I act "non-traditional"
- But I look like
a frat boy so people don't expect it.
- I like to surprise
people by being smarter or deeper than they thought.
- I like to give
people the benefit of doubt.
- I am too trustworthy.
- I love fresh
mex, a lot.
- But I love sesame
chicken even more. Only the deep fried kind with extra seeds.
- I tried contact
lenses but they kept falling out.
- I usually try
to take the easy way out of any situation.
- And feel that
that might be my true talent.
- The New
York Giants are the greatest football franchise in the world.
- I did try to
like the XFL.
- But couldn't
because it sucked.
- I know off-hand
the 1978 Yankees starting line up.
- I think I have
reflux - and just finished my first Prilosec OTC treatment. Seems
to have worked.
- I used to love
to eat cheese combos and Lipton Iced Tea.
- I lost over 25
lbs on Weight Watchers in 2001.
- And kept track
of everything I ate in Excel.
- Which totally
drove my wife crazy.
- I think that
someone needs to invent a chocolate and salt candy bar. Too tasty!
- I am full of
shit 99% of the time.
- I've never been
in fist fight.
- I built my first
Web page in 1993 and it generated an article in the AJC.
- I played goalie
for my High School soccer team as a freshman and my team scored more
goals on ME than they did against other teams.
- My net worth
during the Internet boom was more than $500,000.
- It is now a lot,
- I have a hard
time following my instincts.
- Because of that,
I lost out on about $450,000.
- I am a hopeless
- My favorite book
of all time is Snow Crash.
- I'm almost done!
- 235 lbs. The
most I've ever bench pressed.
- I dread the day
my daughters leave for college.
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