John Holton (john_holton) wrote,
John Holton

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Thirteen random things you like:

1. cats
2. bathroom humor
3. Starbucks triple venti mochas
4. writing
5. jazz
6. teaching
7. laughter
8. my wife
9. my family
10. computers
11. road trips
12. beer
13. Chicago food

Twelve movies you like:

1. This Is Spinal Tap
2. Leon/The Professional
3. A Hard Day's Night
4. Dumb and Dumber
5. Dr. Strangelove
6. Escape from Colditz
7. The Ladykillers (the original with Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers and Herbert Lom)
8. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
9. Wag the Dog
10. Blazing Saddles
11. The Producers
12. America's Sweethearts

Eleven good bands/artists:

1. Antonio Carlos Jobim
2. Acoustic Alchemy
3. Barney Kessel
4. Emily Remler
5. Miles Davis
6. Kenny Burrell
7. Tal Farlow
8. The Beatles
9. Dave Brubeck (particularly his work with the Quartet, e.g. Take Five)
10. Chuck Loeb
11. Joyce Cooling

Ten things about you... physically:

1. BMI of over 30
2. Long gray hair, in a ponytail
3. Mustache
4. Bad knees
5. Blue eyes
6. High blood pressure
7. big palms, short fingers
8. shoe size 8 1/2 EEEE
9. small gap between my front teeth
10. lots of freckles, especially on my arms

Nine good friends:

1. Mark, my one friend from high school
2. Mary, my beloved spouse
3. Lydia, a classmate of Mary's from massage school
4. Marty, Sandy, Mike and Tom from the job network at church
5. Stu, a guy I worked with
6. Jenny, a woman I worked with. When I first met her, I told my boss that if she didn't hire Jenny, I'd quit.
7. Denise, Stu's wife, my birthday twin and someone who's helping me find work
8. My LJ friends
9. Marilyn, another of Mary's friends who has become my friend as well.

Eight favorite foods/drinks:

1. Pizza from Chicago. Not the deep dish kind, the thin crust. I think the secret is that they never clean the ovens.
2. Beer.
3. Coffee, especially the coffee drinks from Starbucks.
4. French onion soup.
5. Chicken Parmesan
6. baby back ribs
7. barbecue
8. gyros

Seven things you wear daily:

1. glasses
2. khaki trousers
3. polo shirt
4. New Balance walking shoes
5. socks
6. underwear
7. an elastic band to hold my hair.

Six things that annoy you:

1. politics
2. people who do everything but drive in the car (e.g. put on makeup, shave, read the paper, talk on the phone)
3. Court TV. Mary watches it all the time.
4. the scream-a-thons on CNN and Fox
5. stations that call themselves "smooth jazz" that play Motown oldies, light rock from the 70s and other crap that's anything but jazz
6. voting.

Five things you touch everyday:

1. Mary
2. The cats
3. the computer keyboard
4. a pen and paper
5. the TV remote

Four shows you watch: ( I hardly ever turn on the TV, but when I do, I like....: )

1. Two and a Half Men
2. Crossing Jordan
3. All of the CSI's

Three celebrities you have a crush on:

1. Catherine Bell
2. Julia Roberts
3. Pauley Perrette

Your Two Favorite Aspects About You:

1. Sense of humor
2. Friendly and outgoing

One person you could spend the rest of your life with:

1. Mary

What are you wearing now?

Red polo shirt, khaki trousers, sweat socks, New Balance walking shoes, underwear and glasses.


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