During Operation Desert Storm, I was a legislative affairs officer for Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf. Often I was required to transport gifts, sent to him from patriotic Amerians, from Washington, D.C., to his home base inFlorida. On one trip I "escorted" a four-foot teddy beardressed in fatigues and wearing a name tag reading "Bear," the general's nickname.
As I boarded the plane, I explained my mission to the flight attendant and asked if she could store the bear in first class. She was honored to do so, and I disappeared into the coach section. Then, just before takeoff, an announcement came over the intercom: "Colonel Preast, would you please come up to first class? We have an extra seat for you to sit next to your teddy bear."
Once you have been tagged, you have to write a blog with 10 weird or random things, facts, or habits about yourself. At the end, you choose at least 5 people to be tagged, listing their names . Don't forget to leave a comment that says, "You're it!" on their profile and ask them to read your blog. You can't tag the person who tagged you.
1) I do most of my grocery shopping at Whole Foods Market (Healthiest grocery store chain in the U.S.)
2) I don't own a car, ergo I do lots of walking.
3) I have had two rotary engine cars however.
4) I have my computer hooked up to a surround sound music system and a high definition tv.
5) My pinky fingers are crooked.
6) My favorite beverage is Sambazon organic energy drink (no doubt tra71 will dispute this).
7) Skiing is my favorite outdoor pastime.
8) I have a degree in psychology.
9) I prefer tea over coffee.
10) I recently had a picture I took published in the Indianapolis Star.
O My Luve's like a red, red rose,
That's newly sprung in June;
O My Luve's like the melodie
That's sweetly played in tune.
As fair art thou, my bonnie lass,
So deep in love am I;
And I will love thee still, my dear,
Till a' the seas gang dry.
Till a' the seas gang dry, my dear,
And the rocks melt wi' the sun:
O I will love thee still, my dear,
When the sands o' life shall run.
And fare thee weel, my only luve,
And fare thee weel awhile!
And I will come again, my luve,
Though it were ten thousand mile.