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22 February 2007

Feast One Hundred & Thirty Two ~ siete

Where on your body do you have a scar, and what caused it?
I have quite a few to choose from.

The only one I can brag about is a four inch line on my right shin incurred while playing Field Hockey when I was a junior in high school. Back in the day shin guards were these leather contraptions with buckles and clips…which did a great deal to impair one’s graceful running ability. Especially if you are five foot two inches and the shin guards are made for girls who are pushing six foot or so. Anyway one day I took off my shin guards during a game and as luck would have it I collided with the keeper. Her full-on leg guards had huge metal buckles and clips which tore into my unprotected leg as she tried to stop me and block my shot.

On the off chance you were wondering….the shot was good. (smile)

What is something that has happened to you that you would consider a miracle?
I have been blessed with more miracles than scars. I have survived many accidents and catastrophes...I have been given far more than I deserved…

My daughter Rhiannon was a miracle for me from the very moment of birth. Having majored in Biology I understood the intricacy of her teeny tiny respiratory, circulatory, and skeletal systems. Her sight, her cry, the grasp of her fingers were all miracles for me. As a young woman her life continues to be a miracle. I am thankful for her life and her love. She is the miracle for whom I am most grateful.

Name a television personality who really gets on your nerves.
Joan Rivers

Main Course
What was a funny word you said as a child (such as "pasketti" for "spaghetti")?
When I was first learning to talk I said “bah” for water. I loved taking a bath (still do) but couldn’t pronounce the “th” sound and it came out “bah.” All water was “bah”

Being a very young first time father….my Dad hated that I wouldn’t say water and was always trying to correct me…”'s water…Not bah….it’s water…”

Family lore has it….one day while driving on a bridge over a large river...I pointed down and said, “look Daddy…water…” My Dad was so excited he was gleeful saying over and over, “yes…water”….at which point I started laughing and said, “No Daddy…not water….Bah!!” and giggled all the way home.

Fill in the blank: I have always thought ______ was ______
I have always thought the way I am was just a bit bizarre.


Hammer said...

I always though bah was Fruit loops. I should have known junior just wanted a bath ;)

Rose said...

Your soup was very nice. :)

Braden said...

Your salad rocks. I forgot about her. She's very annoying. Her and Bob Sagat should get together. LOL

My feast is served!

Hootin'Anni said...

Loved your 'bah' story. Well served. Delicious feast this week.

Mine's served

Raggedy said...

Great Friday Feast!
My feast is served.
Have a wonderful day!
(")_ (")Š

amy said...

beautiful. i am bizarre as well.

Paperback Writer said...

You forgot Joan's daughter!

Mel said...


And I thought 'bah' was blanket!

NOW ya tell me!!

Janie Hickok Siess, Esq. said...

Bizarre is good. Never let anyone tell you otherwise!

Travis said...

Cute! I used "bah" for milk. My mom would try to get me to say "milk" by sounding it out - mmmmmmilk. And I would respond - mmmmmmmmmmbah!