Saturday, November 29, 2008

Tagged By Samurai Frog

The irascable Samurai Frog tagged me with the "Meaningless Meme."

1. Five names you go by:

a. Brian (my real first name)
b. Dad (with a Chicago accent, by my son)
c. Honey (my wife Kim)
d. Spike (long story)
e. Johnny Yen, of course.

2. Three things you are wearing right now:

a. bifocals
b. my "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" pajama pants-- "I fart in your general direction!"
c. an Illinois Rail Museum t-shirt, with a picture of the Nebraska Zephyr on it.

3. Two things you want very badly at the moment:

a. to be done with school
b. for January 20, 2009 to be here.

4. Three people who will probably fill this out:

a. Skyler's Dad
b. Dr. Monkerstein
c. Rocket Scientist

5. Two things you did last night:

a. Played a few games of Yahtzee with my son.
b. Watched "The Big Lebowski" with my son-- his first time seeing it.

"This isn't Vietnam, this is bowling; we have rules!"

"Shut the fuck up, Donny!"

"We are nihlists! We beleef in nutthink!"

"We'll cut off your JOHNSON, Lebowski!"

Donny: "Are these guys Nazis, Walter?"
Walter: "No, Donny, they're nihilists; there's nothing to worry about."

6. Two things you ate today:

a. Greek potato salad
b. Broccoli and cheese casserole

I eat dinner food for breakfast. And leftovers.

7. Two people you last talked to on the phone:

a. my son
b. my wife

8. Two things you are going to do tomorrow:

a. Hang out with my son
b. Work

9. Two longest car rides:

a. Salt Lake City to Chicago, straight through (me and two other guys driving in shifts)
b. Chicago back to Salt Lake City, straight through (me and two other guys driving in shifts)

I lived in Salt Lake City briefly, 1980/81. I caught a ride to Chicago to see my family with two other guys.

10. Two of your favorite beverages:

a. Iced tea unsweetened with extra lemon,
b. Orange juice mixed with mineral water-- my own version of Orangina


Dr. Monkey Von Monkerstein said...

Thanks for the tag. I'll get right on it.

dmarks said...

I was not aware Chicago even had an accent.

Mnmom said...

I did this too - hop on over to see my answers.

I love OJ on the rocks.

Erik Donald France said...

"You're out of your element, Donny."

Too funny.


Distributorcap said...

i have never seen the big lebowski - am i the only person

Dale said...

Hey Spike! how about that Greek potato salad recipe? Oh, and the story about why they call you Spike?

Leonesse said...

I'm with Dale. We want a Spike Story.

Beth said...

I must have those PJ pants!

sparker said...

I call "Bullshit" on the favorite beverage's.
a. Red wine
b. Another glass of red wine

Can't fool a fooler...

Johnny Yen said...

Damn, you busted me, Sarah!

So, um, how about another glass of Big House?