Ever wonder about the lives of those bloggers you read? I confess to being curious about wanting to know a bit more about some of my cyber friends whose writings intrigue me. On my Facebook page there is an application where a computer "interviews" you. So you can get to know me a little better as a person and not just a blogger, the following are taken from that Facebook computer interview...
What is your favorite song of all time?
That's a tough one for a music lover, but I never seem to tire of Puccini's "O mio babbino caro."
Not keeping up my proficiency in playing the piano and guitar.
What kind of car do you drive?
KIA Carens is the mission vehicle assigned to us.
Coke or Pepsi?
Dr. Pepper (or Pony Malta)
If you were one word, what word would you be?
How many people are in your family?
4--wife Linda, son Josh (16), daughter Anna (12)
What language would you like to speak fluently?
Besides Spanish and English, I would like to learn Italian someday. I love the sound of the language.
Favorite hot drink?
Performing Arts, Fine Arts, or Sports?
Definitely the arts over sports. I am not much on sports or games.
Do you plan in advance?
I function better by instinct than by planning.
What attracts you most?
The mysterious, the unknown, and the beautiful.
If you could be successful at any job in the world, what would that job be?
A good dad and husband.
If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?
Somewhere warm, safe, in a simple quiet house on the beach, with clear blue skies, sandy white beaches, palm trees, clear calm waters, cool sea breezes.
If you could be someone else for a day, who would it be?
I would like to be my wife for one day to get inside her head to better understand her.
What is your favorite word?
What makes you cry?
I don't often shed tears, but am greatly moved by God's work in people's lives.
What do you do for fun?
Search for new music on the internet (emusic, napster), go to the movies (my wife and I both are huge movie fans), travel when the opportunity presents itself.
What 3 words would your best friend use to describe you?
People tell me I'm talented, encouraging, patient. I have my doubts about all three.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
Only God knows. Could be anywhere or right where we are now.
What are you most proud of in your life?
Being a servant of God.
Do you own any pets, and if so what do you have?
dog: Taffy, cat: Claudia
Who do you admire most?
Probably my parents.
Would you rather be hot or cold?
Definitely hot...I cannot stand the cold.
Favorite Place to Eat?
Mauro's Italian restaurant in Guayaquil.
If you had to pick one car, which would it be?
Any SUV for here in Ecuador (but it has to have a good sound system.)
A good Texas cantaloupe.
Define yourself in 3 words...
Ask my wife.
What is your favorite TV show?
I enjoy local Ecuadorian news, The Office, Le Femme Nikita, Alias, ER, CSI, 24, Lost, Travel & Living channel, Discovery Channel, CNN Int'l.
Do you shower every single day?
Every single day, sometimes twice...we live in the hot, humid tropics.
Where do you want to travel next?
Anywhere away from crowds and the big city.
What is your favorite food?
Hot fresh bread, cheese, popcorn, avocados, my wife's everyday cooking.
Favorite body part?
What do you do on Fridays?
Fridays are like all the other days of the week for us, nothing special other than ordering in pizza for the kids. Our Fridays are Thursdays when my wife and I have a standing date.
How tall are you?
Do you like bananas?
Love 'em...supposedly they the perfect food...Ecuador is the world's biggest banana exporter so we never lack for having a banana around the house.
So now you know a little more about me. Comments on any of the above? How about yourself? How would YOU answer any of the above questions?