Accent: I have the standard, basic American accent. Because I moved around a lot, there was never one regional accent that stuck with me. However, being something of a mimic, and as the son of a often-moving Air Force senior master sergeant, I adapted to where I was living. So I know a smattering of Japanese and my American accent isn’t too bad there. I also know some Chamorro and can use the proper accent there. I can mimic a Tagalog accent as well, and have the southwestern drawl down pat too, thanks to several years in Texas — which is where I picked up the affectation for saying “darlin’.” Heh. I also have other accents at my disposal. Call me to hear them. LOL
Booze: Vodka, not that I drink hardly ever. A cold beer now and then totally hits the spot.
Chore I Hate: Anything involving cleaning.
Dogs or Cats: Dogs. Dogs are cool, friendly, usually stupid but loveable. Cats are evil, aloof, can scratch you up bad and disdaining. This is why men are called dogs, and women … hmm … maybe I shouldn’t complete that thought. LOL
Essential Electronics: Cell phone, DSL modem, eMac, television.
Favorite Perfume/Cologne: Whatever My Favorite Person is currently wearing.
Hometown: I was born in Rome, N.Y. But I guess I consider my hometown to be Mongmong, Guam.
Insomnia: I don’t have insomnia, though sometimes I wish the day had more hours because I like being up for about 20 hours and then sleeping for about 10 hours.
Job Title: Editorial Editor and Copy Chief. Impressive, eh?
Kids: I will eschew the traditional guy joking answer of “none that I know of!” to say no.
Living Arrangements: Spacious two bedroom apartment in Anigua that’s dirt-cheap and way too dirty and disorganized for my anal-retentive side, but not so much so that it overcomes my lazy and procrastinating side.
Most Admired Trait: I have to choose between my blazingly impressive intelligence, my cuttingly scathing wit, my generous nature, my tremendous sense of humor and my overwhelming modesty? Pshaw!
Number of Sexual Partners: Currently, just my right hand. In total? Nothing too impressive.
Overnight Hospital Stays: I was in the hospital extensively as a child of age 4, thanks to a tumor wrapped around my spinal cord, from when they were trying to figure out what was wrong to actual treatment to recovery. Since then, no overnight stays as a patient, though I have kept vigil overnight for sick relatives.
Phobia: I have healthy fears of a number of things, but nothing that renders me unable to act or makes me totally freak out.
Quote: “The only security of all is in a free press.” Thomas Jefferson
Religion: I was raised as Roman Catholic and held onto the faith well into my latter teens, but right now I don’t really consider myself to “belong” to any one religion. I do have a belief system, though I wouldn’t consider myself all that spiritual.
Siblings: An older sister, two younger brothers and a younger sister. Technically, another younger brother who’s my nephew.
Time I Usually Wake Up: Somewhere between 10 and 10:45 a.m.
Unusual Talent: The ability to continually fall in love with women who can/will never love me back to anywhere near the same degree, if at all.
Vegetable I Refuse to Eat: Lima beans. Peas. Squash. Zucchini. Okra. Fucking Bleah™!!
Worst Habit: See “Unusual Talent.”
X-Rays: A ton, thanks to the aforementioned surgery, a broken finger, a nearly-broken toe and problems with the quality of the enamel of my teeth.
Yummy Foods I Make: I make one of the best grilled cheese sammiches in the world. In fact, I have an affinity for making good sammiches, such as my bacon-tuna-salad monster sammich, or my uber big and greasy bacon cheeseburgers.
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn.
Random Guam Fact Of The Day:
• On Guam, it's often the youngest child who inherits, as it usually his or her responsibility to take care of the parents when they get old.
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