Friday, December 22, 2006

So What's So Weird???

Stephanie over on Sharky Purl tagged me for the Weird Things Meme. This thing has been going around blog world and, so far, I've concluded that Arleta has us all beat, but you decide...

THE RULES:Each player of this game starts with the "6 weird things about you." People who get tagged need to write a blog of their own 6 weird things as well as stated in this rule clearly.

In the end, you need to choose 6 people to be tagged and list their names. Don't forget to leave a comment that says that "you are tagged" in their comments and tell them to read your blog.

Ok, here it goes -

1. 12 years ago, I had an affair with Ebay but we broke up after I was tricked into winning a $50 dollar bid for a 8x10 photocopy of a blackman in a WWII navy uniform (it seemed unique at the time).

2. I cry over road kill

3. I can't throw away books and I 'rescue' books that have been thrown away

4. I once conducted a secret, and private, contest for the best cannoli. I went all over New Jersey, the Bronx and Brooklyn. There were plenty of weird stares too from reluctant wise-guys restauranteurs, who no doubt wondered, "what's this black chick doing here?" I won't disclose how many I actually ate (FOGETABOUTIT), I'll let your imagination cause you to drool.

5. When I was 15, I smuggled myself into a hotel that the Jackson 5 was staying in. Joe Jackson, the Jackson's father, called my father to come and get me. He was really pissed. My dad would have killed me on sight except he was invited to the Jackson's presidential suite to hear all about how much money Motown paid for security and how it was I was able to get into Michael's room... Yea, y'all guessed right, nothing happened :(

6. I get headaches when I shop for unessential stuff (the 'not being poor anymore' guilt is a mofo!)

Ok, so who are my victims? LaVerna, Ina, Nik, Sherry, Dawn and Risa.


Anonymous said...

Love your weirdness Deborah!! I have to work on my list now.

By the way, that last comment you made on my blog about watching a flower bloom...that really resonated with me and thanks so much for saying it!! Just when I start to doubt myself, someone says something to give me courage to press on. :-)

AR said...

Haha, I'm laughing my weird head off. I can't be the weirdest, though. I couldn't even come up with 6. LOL

Your #5 is so cool! My bestfriend and I got to meet James Edwards from the Pistons when we were 16. Then a little later, he said hi to us by name in front of a bunch of the "cool kids" from our school.

Anonymous said...

My dad would've tried to kill me too if I'd done #6, LOL.

Patricia said...

Funny, funny!
Just stopping by to wish you a very Merry Christmas (hope thats appropriate) to you and yours. I hope to read more of the weirdness in 2007!

Jennifer Coomer said...

I love the sotry about the Jackson 5. You should write Oprah & Gayle about your canolli search. I am conducting my own Best Rueben search. I love them. So far one of my favorites is actually a turkey rueben that is a pressed sandwich at this little local place on Music Row called The Tin Roof.


Anonymous said...

I LOVE your weirdness!

I'm a sucker for a good canoli too!