Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Kreative Blogger Award: 7 Things About Me

Not to brag, but I just received the Kreative Blogger Award. Okay, maybe I'll brag just a little since it was bestowed upon me by Scrivener's Retreat, a beautiful blog run by the wicked imagination behind the etsy shop of the same name. If you have a pet and a sense of humor, I strongly suggest that you visit her shop.

By accepting it, I am bound by the rules of the award. It requires me to list seven little-known facts about myself and select seven bloggers I admire in the creative arts field. So here goes...

1. My husband and I have never been without a black cat in our home. He already had Lucy, a wonderful feline, when we moved in together over 17 years ago. Later we rescued Fredo who lives with us to this day.

2. I have two sizable scars on my left hand. One is from an angry seagull who bit me when I was washing cooking oil off of him (seagulls are notorious dumpster divers and sometimes encounter old buckets of grease. Yuck!), and the other is from a spider monkey.

3. Masked and Anonymous is one of my very favorite movies. I'm probably the only person who can make this claim, and I hope it doesn't cost me any blog readers.

4. I went to a "gifted" school from fourth to eighth grade, but I couldn't hack the math.

5. My math-O-phobia made me believe that I couldn't hack any sort of real science in college. Then, in my mid-twenties, I read The Selfish Gene. Richard Dawkins convinced me to pursue a zoology degree. Thanks Mr. Dawkins!

6. I once rescued a sea lion out of the back of a police cruiser. It had wedged itself between the back seat and the front divider. It's still a mystery to me how the officers got it in there though.

7. I am slightly obsessed by the idea of time travel. Although this might be a well-known fact about me.

I will tag:



8 comments:

  1. Great post! I love monkeys =] lol

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  2. Great post. Congrats on the award and thanks for the tag!

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  3. Congrats on the award, you certainly deserve it! I enjoyed the little-known facts, although I did know about the time travel thing :)

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  4. This is too cool. I love your facts and I must say that around the middle I was thinking to myself that you'd had some odd experiences with animals. But then the zoology thing was added and it answered my question. :)

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  5. Yay for black cats! I had one named Twilight when I was in fifth grade.

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  6. Haha I was thinking the same thing as Lori about the animals! I didn't even realize a seagull could cause such a nasty cut from a bite.

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  7. Stupid math. I went into the grade 12 diploma exams for English (which in Canada are equivalent to the SATs) with a grade 8 education and walked out with 97%. At the same time I enrolled in math 13 - the slow class for beginner's, high school math, twice. Failed both times. You're definitely better than I am - I'd probably be neck deep in some biology field if it weren't for that damn math thing myself!

    Thank you so much for the award, I'm very sincerely flattered!

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