a view of the self...

A meme - tagged by poet with a day job: “Reveal eight things about yourself.”

1. I was born in a Coast Guard station, Outer Banks, NC.
2. My favorite artists are the Abstract Expressionists.
3. I had a defining moment in Beirut, Lebanon, nearly falling twelve stories.
4. If I had one meal to choose: steamed mussels.
5. I have degrees in philosophy, English, and counseling.
6. My favorite songwriter is Townes Van Zandt.
7. My sister is fourteen years younger than me.
8. My grandfather was a coal miner (West Virginia & Virginia) during WWI, made his own whiskey, delivered mail, and, later, became a preacher.

Tag: John, Laurel, Steve, Gemellen, Ernesto, Sarah


Lyle Lovett, singing Flyin’ Shoes (song by Townes Van Zandt)


SarahJane said...

Liked your list, Sam. Those steamed mussels sound great, too.

poet with a day job said...

Thanks for playing Sam - love your list, especially the Abstract Expressionists, and I will ditto that!

Pris said...

This is interesting...especially the coal miner part.

sam of the ten thousand things said...

Thanks for the read, Sarah, Melissa, and Pris. This was an interesting thing to do.

marlo said...

I like your list. Your grandpa sounds like a cool guy. Also, I have one younger sister who is 10 years younger, and another who is 18 years younger.
And, you have good taste in art.

sam of the ten thousand things said...

Thanks for reading, Marlo. I appreciate that.

John Gallaher said...

Will do! This is hard, as I'm not good at disclosure.

sam of the ten thousand things said...

Looking forward to your list, John.

Ernesto said...

Thanks for the tag, a bit late but I just posted my answers.

Thanks for tagging me, Sam!