Given that I've been tagged by at least three people in the last week or so (Mark most recently), I guess it's my turn to pile on to the latest meme. So here are five things you probably didn't know about me unless you happen to be my family.

  1. I almost went to Space Camp back in 1988 or so. I'm now jealous that Ryan got to go. I ended up trading my space camp trip for a hard disk and hard disk controller for my Amiga 500.
  2. Funny pet names. For whatever reason, I've always had pets with amusing names. Our first cat was named "kitty" (as noted earlier). We also had a few guinea pigs: Freddy and Boo Boo. I currently have two cats: Barnes and Noble.
  3. When deciding where to go for college, I was torn between Aviation and Computer Science. So instead of picking a school that had an excellent program in one or the other, I picked one that had mediocre programs in both. But I never changed my mind and graduated with a CS degree. Luckily that eventually provided enough income that I can afford to fly for fun.
  4. The longest I've dated anyone is just over five years. That was quite some time ago, too.
  5. I am lactose intolerant.

I guess I need to tag a few people now, but I'm not sure who has or has not been tagged. So here we go: Dylan Tweney, Greg Linden, Phil Windley, Brad Fitzpatrick, and Marc Abramowitz.

Posted by jzawodn at December 23, 2006 08:38 AM

Reader Comments
# Geof F. Morris said:

Jeremy: You do know that the USSRC has an adult Space Camp, right? :)

[I went twice, now work in manned spaceflight, and pass by the USSRC every day on my way to work.]

on December 23, 2006 09:23 AM
# Lisa Brown said:

Re: Cats, Ours was named Justin Case. Love the Barnes and Noble, that's too funny!

on December 23, 2006 09:56 AM
# Joe Duck said:

Barnes and Noble - good one(s).
Lactophobics of the world unite!

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

on December 23, 2006 10:43 AM
# Loren said:

Are you saying beefing up the Amiga was not worth it? :)

on December 23, 2006 10:50 AM
# Jeffrey Friedl said:

|> I am lactose intolerant.

Your cube was next to mine for years.... believe me, we all know that you're lactose intolerant.


on December 25, 2006 04:19 AM
# Keith Instone said:

Hi from another graduate of that mediocre CS department. And I was one of your mediocre instructors, too. I think you turned out OK tho! (^:

on January 4, 2007 02:44 PM
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