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Seven random things

I've been tagged by Laura at Somewhere in NJ with a meme to list seven random things.
Here are the rules:

Link to the person who tagged you and post the rules on your blog.
Share 7 random or weird things about yourself.
Tag 7 people at the end of your post, and include links to their blogs.
Let each person know they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.


So here goes......

1. I will become a grandfather for the first time in February. My oldest son Nick and his girl friend Stacy are the ones to give me that honor first.

2. I don't speak a second language. I spent a lot of time in Panama and Germany while in the Air Force, but I never really picked up the languages. Sometimes people do think my English is another language.

3. I don't have any subscriptions to magazines. I hardly take enough time to read the newspaper. If I want a specific magazine issue, I go and buy it.

4. I've bought 2 Christmas presents so far. 4 to go. I'll probably knock it out next weekend.

5. My favorite place in Anchorage to bird or shot pix's is West Chester Lagoon. I do have a lot of day trip places I like to go for both, but in town it's WCL.

6. I don't like American beer. I was spoiled when I lived in Germany. If I drink when out it's usually rum and Coke. I do brew my own beer. I prefer pale ale. Anchorage does have some fine local brews though.

7. I was born in Maryland. I spent 20 years in the Air Force. I lived or visited all around the world, but I've lived in Anchorage longer than any where's else.

OK, here I break from the rules. I tag anyone who reads this and would like to join in. Feel free to add your link in the comments.

Comments

robin andrea said…
How very cool that you are going to be a grandfather. That's a lovely fact.
Meggie said…
Congrats on the upcoming arrival...how very special! It's fun learning new things about bloggers. Thanks
Dave said…
Thanks Robin & Meggie.
LauraHinNJ said…
Jeesh - I'm late getting back to this! Thanks for playing along and congrats on the upcoming grandfather thing - how exciting!
Diane.in.MD said…
Wow, A grandfather! What a trip! Have you picked your name for the grandson to call you? Pop Pop? I know you will make a great grandfater!