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So, to get myself writing again...

Day 1 - Ten random facts about yourself
Day 2 - Nine things you do everyday
Day 3 - Eight things that annoy you
Day 4 - Seven fears/phobias
Day 5 - Six songs that you’re addicted to
Day 6 - Five things you can’t live without
Day 7 - Four memories you won’t forget
Day 8 - Three words you can’t go a day without
Day 9 - Two things you wish you could do
Day 10 - One person you can trust


1. I'm quite a good pool (billiards) player.
2. I used to hate brussels sprouts and now they are my favorite cruciferous vegetable :)
3. I hate pickled ginger. It's the only part of sushi that makes me unhappy.
4. My first job was at Long John Silver's when I was fourteen. I smelled like grease for two years BUT I HAD MONEY!!!
5. If I were single/unattached I would get a job with Amtrak. I love riding the train.
6. I once got a pony for Christmas. Really. (Best Christmas EVER.)
7. I found out the other day that someone I worked with briefly more than ten years ago still holds a grudge against me and I have no idea why. This is more than a little discomfiting, but there you go: you can't please all of the people all of the time.
8. The first movie I actually remember going to the theatre to see is Star Wars (1977). For years I thought the 20th Century-Fox fanfare was actually part of the Star Wars soundtrack (also, that scene where Luke puts one foot up on the rock under the binary-sunset? I thought for sure he was going to sing lol!)
9. I've kept a journal since I was eleven. Early entries consist of Deep Thoughts like "My brother is an annoying toad."
10. In first grade I got sent to the principal's office for chasing a little boy and trying to kiss him.

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mimimanderly
Feb. 4th, 2015 11:51 am (UTC)
2. Oh, me, too! I LOVE roasted vegetables, especially brussels sprouts, tossed with some pancetta and balsamic vinegar. Yum! Also, roasted beets are very addictive, but they turn your pee red if you eat too many (Boy, did THAT scare the piss out of me!) I love raw veggies like carrots, beets, and broccoli grated into a salad. It's a great way to get more vegetables into one's diet.

delphipsmith
Feb. 4th, 2015 11:52 pm (UTC)
I have become a huge fan of roasted veggies. I did a big pan of sweet potatoes, parsnips, leeks and butternut squash the other day -- droooool. I haven't tried beets at home, but I've had them at a restaurant and thwey were divine.
helenarickman
Feb. 4th, 2015 12:01 pm (UTC)
You lucky thing. I asked Santa for a pony for years and never got one!
delphipsmith
Feb. 4th, 2015 11:54 pm (UTC)
I was super lucky, yes :) We lived out in the country and my mom and stepdad had had horses for ages, so it was kind of a natural progression. He was a POA (which totally sounds made up, but it's an actual breed) named Duke. Unfortunately the year I got him I was so sick I couldn't sit up without barfing, so I didn't get to ride him till about four days later :) It's still my dream someday to have a horse again...
rivertempest
Feb. 4th, 2015 01:37 pm (UTC)
1 - OOOO, do you also play Snooker?

8 - *fist pump* OH YEAH. Star Wars had such an impact upon my 4-year old impressionable mind. Total crush on Luke.

10 - Same thing, except kindergarten. WTH is wrong with me? LOL

How did you get interested in billiards??
delphipsmith
Feb. 4th, 2015 11:56 pm (UTC)
I've played snooker a couple of times but the bumpers drive my crazy. It feels too much like pinball lol

How did I get interested in playing pool... It's hard to remember, now, but I think really it must have been because my best friend and I spent way too much time at bars in high school, and I hate sports so staring at the tv's wasn't an option. Plus it was always fun when some guys challenged us thinking we'd be an easy victory, and we trounced them. Hugely satisfying.

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delphipsmith
Feb. 4th, 2015 11:58 pm (UTC)
I know, when I think of all the years I wasted not liking sushi I just want to cry lol Will definitely try your sprouts recipe. My latest favorite is dijon-braised sprouts from SmittenKitchen.

How did I get interested in playing pool - somebody else asked this too. It's hard to remember, now, but I think really it must have been because my best friend and I spent way too much time at bars in high school, and I hate sports so staring at the tv's wasn't an option. Plus it was always fun when some guys challenged us thinking we'd be an easy victory, and we trounced them. My dad gave me a cue for my birthday several many years ago -- I named it Merlin.

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cassie_black12
Feb. 4th, 2015 07:26 pm (UTC)
I LOVE Brussels! Just plain boiled, or they make a fabulous soup!!
delphipsmith
Feb. 5th, 2015 12:01 am (UTC)
My latest favorite is dijon-braised sprouts from SmittenKitchen. Mmmmmmmm. She says "You will want to slurp up the sauce with a straw" and she is sooo right :)
shyfoxling
Feb. 4th, 2015 10:54 pm (UTC)
I'll have your ginger, then!
delphipsmith
Feb. 5th, 2015 12:01 am (UTC)
It's all yours -- to me it tastes like furniture polish lol
anemonen
Feb. 5th, 2015 05:51 pm (UTC)
Trains! I love trains. One of my favourite things about Japan where the bullet trains. They were awesome.

delphipsmith
Feb. 7th, 2015 01:26 am (UTC)
Me too! I love watching the countryside pass by, the more relaxed pace (vs airlines), the chance to walk around and talk to people...
haruhi_fan
Feb. 6th, 2015 11:13 pm (UTC)
Cool entry, will borrow for next time as I am about to post my post convention blog now. With how my schedule is I'll do them all in one shot too. Thanks for the suggestion! You're likely a better pool player than I as my bar game is darts. If you still like trains, try the anime Rail Wars that came out recently! I got the Star Wars soundtrack still on a vinyl record! Yes I'm old, heh. Take care!
delphipsmith
Feb. 7th, 2015 01:26 am (UTC)
Darts!!! I have my own set but haven't played in ages because around here all the nice boards have been replaced with the crappy electronic ones (boo hisss)
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