I was born to marauding yak herders in the earlier 1970's during the worldwide yak herders union strike. As a young child it became clear to my parents that my skills at building hay tents central to our nomadic lifestyle was poor at best, they placed me in a crate marked "cashmere sweaters" and shipped me off to America.
I was adopted by Mr. & Mrs. X. My father made his fortune in the garden gnome trade and my mother is the famous "Inspector 12". Her mark can be found on many Fruit of the Looms. I have one younger brother who insists he is from the lost city of Atlantis, although the family tells everyone he is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
I was home schooled by waitresses from the All-You-Can-Eat Buffet restaurant in my neighborhood. I earned my college degree from "Degree by Mail" schools via advertisements found in the back of "Striped Bass Fishing Fanatics" magazine.
My hobbies include juggling pencils, jumping off the roof with the cape my mother made for me, and letting the air out of car tires.
I like to amuse, instigate, insult, and complain.
I am sarcastic, humorous, intelligent and charming.
I like beer, red meat, dairy products, and coffee.
I hate my job, slow pedestrians, telemarketers, and crybabies.
I love dogs, writing, friends, and Marlboros.
Thu 19 Feb, 2009 01:42 am - Thank you both for the replies. I'll look more closely at the Adobe product - maybe it would be worth the money in the long run for future projects as well.
I am using a PC - I don't... (view)
Wed 18 Feb, 2009 08:12 am - I can assure you I don't work for Upton. I've been a missing member here, but a member nonetheless, for a long time. Please stop by my profile.
I actual thought - with such a gushing... (view)
Wed 18 Feb, 2009 04:48 am - http://www.uptontea.com
I love Upton Tea. I am fairly new to loose tea and find their descriptions and instructions incredibly helpful. They have an enormous selection and can make... (view)
Wed 18 Feb, 2009 02:32 am - I am creating a little family cookbook and I'm searching for reviews and opinions on some of the design software out there. I'll be publishing hardcopy through lulu or blurb, but I do not... (view)
Tue 6 Jan, 2009 12:51 am - I just wanted to pop in and say thanks again. I visited with a friend that weekend and she bought mountains of wonderful cheese for a party. They had a great selection of local and imported cheeses... (view)
Tue 16 Dec, 2008 11:57 am - Gasp - a cheese cellar that I can visit and experience cheese nirvana! You are a price among men, Francis. I'm not the kind of girl who just throws compliments around carelessly. (view)
Mon 15 Dec, 2008 12:17 pm - I don't have letters, don't even know where to start. Some books have certain words, but not the specific ones I need (they have "cheese" but not "cheddar") - which is... (view)
Mon 15 Dec, 2008 09:05 am - Hi party people - popping in from the way back machine, glad to see some still here. I am now living in Israel and speak no Hebrew. This is proving to be a task at the grocery store when I am... (view)