You know, Once Upon a Time, there were actually things people didn't know about me. Now, my life's an open book - literally. But talented photographress Michelle Pendergrass tagged me on her blog last week, and this week I really the break, so here you go. (Yes. I realize it's only Tuesday and I'm already needing a break. Means things can only look up...)
Sixteen Things About Me:
1.) My grandfather was a Greek pirate during WWII.
4.) I was once slapped by Kevin J. Anderson for talking smack about my own writing.
5.) I was a substitute teacher for one day at
6.) Malik Yoba swore he met me before. It really bothered him. I'm pretty sure I would have remembered.
7.) I knew algebra before I knew how to multiply two 2-digit numbers. (My Aunt Theda taught me on a napkin at a very boring dinner where I was not allowed to read.)
8.) I once pinched my little sister backstage at a performance of Showboat; the resulting tears became the subject of an award-winning photograph.
9.) My first best friend was the tree closest to the road at 10
12.) I saw Tori Amos perform at
13.) My cell phone does not flip, take photos, or surf the internet.
14.) I was baptized by a Greek Priest who is now the current Metropolitan of Atlanta (Alexios). My baptismal gifts were pink porcelain roses with a pewter stem.
15.) I am allergic to aloe.
10.) My godfather's face is immortalized on the cover of Phish's fifth album, "A Picture of Nectar."
16.) I saw Andrew Smith put French fries on his hamburger in the fourth grade, and I have done so myself ever since.
You are now free to go forth and update my Wikipedia entry.)