According to yahoo.com, today, September 9th is officially Wonderful Weirdos Day. The holiday was established by the city of Austin, Texas in 2000, the same year that “Keep Austin Weird” became the unofficial motto of the city. Over the past thirteen years, the idea of celebrating weirdness has begun to catch on nationwide. In honor of this obscure holiday, I would like to present you with:
Five Weird Things You Might Not Know About Me
- I have weird feet:
More specifically, I have weird toes. Art says they look like they were chopped off in a paper cutter. Others call them my little Barbie feet (size 6.5 US).
- I am (and always have been) a bit of a messy eater. No matter how hard I try it is fairly common for me to end up with food on my face:
I don’t drink coffee – ever. I do like tea – mostly chai and herbal, but the oddest part is that I drink a Coke Zero every morning to wake me up. Just one caffeine a day, any more and I am seriously wired. I mean operating cell phone, computer and Kindle at the same time type of wired. Talking so fast you can’t get a word in edgewise type of wired.
- I don’t sweat. Well, maybe a little bit. Enough to sometimes get sticky, but not enough to cool me off. Which means on hot days, I can very easily get heat stroke (ugh).
- I LOVE Star Trek!! I’ve seen all the movies (including the new ones) all the episodes of all the TV series (including Star Trek: The Animated Series) and read quite a few of the books. I’ve even been to a few conventions:
Do you qualify as a weirdo? What are some weird things about you? Please share in the comments below.