x
schencka
25 things

This form of writing is difficult -- a mix between figuring out what details of self-disclosure to share and to what degree they will make one seem self-righteous, narcissistic, reserved, and so on. Originally posted to Facebook.

 

1. I used to smoke occasionally but have not inhaled since Winter 2006.
2. In eighth grade, I decided to be a newspaper opinion columnist.
3. Although I've never published a full op/ed in a non-student newspaper, I have published letters to the editor in the NYTimes and other major newspapers.
4. I have been an atheist since 1998, but have likely been to more churches than you.
5. In 1993, I became a fan of Nirvana before Kurt Cobain died.
6. I smile excessively when I am uncomfortable.
7. I have never been in a car accident. (Jinx.)
8. I listen to Leonard Cohen's music -- all of it.
9. I daydream about telling fake stories about myself but never follow through.
10. I try to avoid watching sitcoms with laugh tracks, but when I do watch them, I inevitably laugh.
11. I own an acoustic and an electric guitar and am limited by being self-taught.
12. I like the idea of drinking Guinness, but always find that it tastes bland.
13. As a consumer, I do not buy or own much.
14. As a boy, I attempted to make a handmade bow and arrow but failed.
15. After years of playing baseball, I never really got very good. However, my one home run, in eighth grade, was a grand slam.
16. I supported Hillary Clinton but eventually changed over to Obama.
17. I brush my teeth multiple times a day, a habit I started after having four painful wisdom teeth removed at age 23.
18. I am having a Facebook renaissance (friending people, posting, etc.) after ignoring it for a long while. Soon I will go into Facebook remission.
19. My favorite cartoon was He-Man, because his alter-ego was named Adam.
20. I once shot a Glock 9mm, but I have never been hunting.
21. I believe I may be the fastest baby pig processor ever. This was the process of prepping baby pigs for life at my hog farrowing facility job 2003-2004: grab, give two shots, cut teeth, de-nut males, cut tail, place back in pen. This took about 3 seconds for me.
22. I suffered from near-constant ear infections as a kid, which having tubes inserted did not really help.
23. From about seventh grade to sophomore year in high school, I could have been called "a gamer," becoming best at N64's Goldeneye. Now I almost never play video games.
24. I used to drink regular coffee every morning, but now do not drink caffeinated coffee or tea.
25. I'm sentimental about only one thing: my dog Ellie.

 
Calendar

May 2017
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031

April 2017
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30

March 2017
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031


Older

Recent Visitors

May 27th
google

May 26th
google

May 25th
google

May 24th
google

May 23rd
almost23
google

May 22nd
google

May 21st
google

May 20th
google

May 19th
google

May 18th
c4fine13u22
google

May 17th
google

May 16th
divine
google
Spread Firefox