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Sugar Doll Baby Blogger Award

mindseas  tagged me for this meme, the name of which I'm not sure I understand. Looooong time since I've done a meme, so I shall give it a shot...

Herewith, ten unusual things apropos de moi, after which I will name five others for the award:

1)  I've traveled around the world, from France to France, always going west... Er, you knew I would lead off with that, right?

2) My navel is crooked.  Or something is anyway.  Every single pair of pants or shorts I try on shows me that it is so.  My navel is never in line with the zipper, never directly over the button.  I used think it was poor sewing/assembly, but every pair of shorts and pants can't be wrong, can it?

3) I started driving solo when I was eleven. First, it was to piano lessons then, shortly after, to school so I could stay for basketball practice.  Childhood on a New Mexican farm has its blessings, lots of them, actually.

4) Whenever I eat a lemon, I eat it all.  OK, not the seeds.  Just the pulp and the peel.

5)  I know how to do some pretty odd tricks with my tongue.

6) Although I am left-handed, I canNOT use left-handed scissors. I don't know if this is true for other lefties, but give me right-handed scissors any day.

7) I find memes like this very hard to do. I always think I'm pretty unusual until it comes down to the wire
7) I once saw a Spiderman film being made in Pecos, Texas.  I am unusual in this because, apparently, no one else in the world did...*

8) Julien says: You don't like beer, Coca Cola, or ketchup. That's pretty unusual for an American. Oh, and you like rugby. (woot! Thanks, mana_trini . Because of your help, I just might finish this meme before midnight.)

9) I've slept in a sail on a beach in Madagascar because there wasn't enough wind to get us to our destination.

10) I've been scuba diving at night.  Soooo cool with all the phosphorescent critters that come out/are visible at night with an underwater torch.

And now to inflict this on five of my friends... ::taps lips contemplatively::

frigg ; pjthompson ; paft ; secritcrush ; tatterpunk 

* I also saw my uncles standing in my grandparents' front yard, talking to Santa Claus, who was standing by his sleigh. They don't remember it, though. Silly grownups.



( 17 comments — Leave a comment )
Mar. 26th, 2010 09:19 pm (UTC)
I've been scuba diving at night.

I've never been scuba diving, but I'm planning to take lessons for our Australian trip.
Mar. 27th, 2010 07:21 am (UTC)
I highly recommend it! It can be scary--er, for people like me who have some control-freak tendancies--but it is a wonderful experience.
Mar. 26th, 2010 09:44 pm (UTC)
Oh, thanks. I'll be thinking until next Tuesday. But since you did *my* meme.

I'm not even going to mention #5, but I love #7 and it's footnote.
Mar. 27th, 2010 07:23 am (UTC)
hehe. I maybe to have Julien take pictures some day... for #5 that is.

And 7...yeah, I still believe. :D Maybe I slid into another universe momentarily?
Mar. 27th, 2010 07:04 pm (UTC)
You know I'm the last person to deny to possible existence of alternate universes...
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Mar. 27th, 2010 12:20 pm (UTC)
Woohoo! I was afraid you wouldn't do it, but I wanted to know your factoids, too. :P
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Mar. 27th, 2010 02:31 pm (UTC)
*goes to check it out*
Mar. 27th, 2010 11:52 am (UTC)
Okay, the lemon thing is just weird. :p
Mar. 27th, 2010 12:21 pm (UTC)
Do you find your sickpea sick?
Mar. 27th, 2010 12:26 pm (UTC)
No, just more food-odd than usual.
Mar. 27th, 2010 12:29 pm (UTC)
I thought the term was food-snobby? You are taking the Ds and making them Bs. That changes everything. :D
Mar. 27th, 2010 12:30 pm (UTC)
Weeeeell, I don't think eating a whole lemon is top on the gourmet list. :p
Mar. 27th, 2010 12:52 pm (UTC)
Hmmm... ::wonders if MayMay has a point::
Mar. 27th, 2010 01:45 pm (UTC)
Although I am left-handed, I canNOT use left-handed scissors. I don't know if this is true for other lefties, but give me right-handed scissors any day.

There is definitely something wrong with left-handed scissors. (I remember in elementary school they would make me take them because I am left handed and all I wanted was a pair of regular scissors.)
Mar. 27th, 2010 01:51 pm (UTC)
I concur. They were obviously designed by a right-handed person with a sick sense of humor. :P
Mar. 27th, 2010 01:54 pm (UTC)
I had one teacher who always gave me the left-handed ones no matter how many times I told her I couldn't use them

Oh, and did your teacher used to make you turn your paper the "right" way when you were writing?

*must still be suffering on some level from all the you-must-conform treatment she had as a kid* :P
Mar. 29th, 2010 04:27 pm (UTC)
Number 5 makes me want to both ask what you mean and leave it to my imagination.
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