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February 14, 2007

Back in the saddle

I'm back from Florida, and after a few days attempting to get my work and personal life back in order, I'm back to blogging.

Sue Pelletier tagged me on the five things you don't know about me meme. Seems like an easy way to get back in the swing of blogging...

  1. I was born in San Francisco, California.
  2. I was a four-year varsity letterman swimmer at Fairfax High School (Va.), where my 400 meter freestyle relay team defeated a team from Yorktown High School, which had as one of its members Olympic gold medalist and former world record holder Tom Dolan.
  3. I've been a membership guy for about 25 years. My first membership "job" was a club which I founded in my backyard tree house. I convinced my friends to give me money so we could pool it together and buy candy (Twix bars, if I recall correctly). How's that for tangible benefits?
  4. I love bluegrass music.
  5. I am a decent guitarist and have met three of my four favorite guitarists (Monte Montgomery, Matt Scannell of Vertical Horizon and Matt Slocum formerly of Sixpence None the Richer). I have not met Stevie Ray Vaughan, but I visited his memorial statue in Austin, Texas last summer.
I won't be tagging anyone else on this meme. See, a sixth thing you don't know about me is that I don't like chain letters and those emails that say stuff like, "Forward this to 10 friends or else you'll get sick for 1000 years and die." So this thread of the meme ends with me.

Tagged: ; ; ;


Fred Simmons said...

Tom Dolan and Eric Namesnik were the previous tenants of the house I lived in my sophomore year of college. Not sure you needed to know that, but there it is.

Ben Martin, CAE said...

Did the house have a minimum height requirement or something? :-)

Marc said...

funny, i tagged famous people who will most certainly not continue the meme - but i liked your way better to be honest.