Tag, You’re It!

December 31, 2008

Similar to the game of ‘tag,’ I am now it. No, I am not going to run around tagging you, but instead am going to mention you in my blog. James Walker, mentioned me in his blog so I am “it.” Here are the rules:

  1. link your original tagger(s), and list these rules on your blog.
  2. share seven facts about yourself in the post – some random, some weird.
  3. tag seven people at the end of your post by leaving their names and the links to their blogs.
  4. let them know they’ve been tagged by leaving a comment on their blogs and/or twitter

Without further delay, here are the seven facts of me:

1. Lived in the Los Angeles area my whole life.

Since I was born, I have lived in the LA area and wouldn’t have it any other way. Their was a period in my life when I thought that I would want to grow up and live somewhere cold, but I quickly realized that snow and rain just weren’t for me. The thing I love most about LA and its surroundings is its diversity as well the beach. Drive west for 20 minutes and you are bound to hit a beach. Also, the weather is a big plus.

2. I had an appendectomy when I was 11 years old

When I was 11 my appendix burst. Doctors say that it can happen to anyone when they get an infection in the area, but mine was burst because I got hit in my side (appendix area) when I was playing basketball during recess. I remember lying their in pain and the playground supervisor saying that it was just a ‘boo boo.’ I wish I could tell her she was wrong.

3. I am still in love with my first car.

Their is a saying that every boy falls in love with their first car. Well, that is true for me. My first car, an Acura Legend, is still a car that I love. Unfortunately, it was totaled in a car accident. Still, I plan to one day buy another one and restore it to the condition my old one was. It may not have been a Ferrari or Corvette, but it was mine, which is why I loved it. Good times.

4. Growing up I wanted to be an architect.

My favorite thing to play with when I was younger were Lego’s. Seriously, who didn’t like Legos? I would spend hours just sitting there at my ‘Lego Table,’ building boats, houses and cars. To this day, part of me wants to just get back to building Lego towns.

5. I am a horrible artist

When it comes to drawing, painting, or anything of the sort, my sister got the artistic genes, not me. She can paint beautiful canvases while I struggle to draw stick figures. I was so bad at art that in high school, the art teacher told me she would just give me a B+ cause she didn’t want me to come back again just for art. Hopefully my children don’t inherit my artistic genes.

6. I have been to a Disney theme park 11 times in the last 5 years.

Whether it be Disneyland or Disneyworld, Disney is a fun place to go. Their really isn’t a real explanation to this other than it always seems that someone I know wants to go. I wish Disney had a frequent flyer type card for their parks so I could earn back some of that cash I spend on their theme park food.

7. I have known my girfriend since kindergarten.

How many people can say that? I would bet not many. I have known my girlfriend since kindergarten and started dating her during highschool. From the high school prom, to graduation, to a long distance relationship during college, to graduation again, and to now, I have come to love everything about her.

Now that I have shared a little about myself, it is time to pass it on.

Here are the people who get tagged:

Jun Loayza

Yu-Kai Chou

Teresa Wu

Anthony Portuesi

Emanuel Lusca

Jack Siulinski

Okay guys, you’ve been tagged so here are your next steps:

-Link your original tagger(s) and list these rules in your post.
-Share seven facts about yourself in the post.
-Tag seven people at the end of your post by leaving their names and the links to their blogs.
-Let them know they’ve been tagged

I hope you guys have fun in our little game of tag!

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