A Meme On Me: Response

Okay, Phil tagged me, so I’m tagging Kevin Holtsberry to keep this all in the family.

Three screen names that you have had: Rhino. DiPino. These are characters’ names from assorted manuscripts.

Three things you like about yourself: I’m still alive. Sense of humor is warped but functional. Trying to chase the dream of writing.

Three things you don’t like about yourself: Being impulsive, combative or negative.

Three parts of your heritage: Anglo, Irish, Norman French. Some of the ancestors invaded England in 1066. Sorry about all the pillaging.

Three things that scare you: Reality television. The publishing industry; the fact that health care is now in the hands of claims adjustors.

Three of your everyday essentials: Coffee. Rocky and Bullwinkle. Writing and reading.

Three things you are wearing right now: flannel shirt. flannel shorts. No socks.

Three of your favorite songs: Desolation Row, Bob Dylan. Debussy, Gershwin. Titles have fled the mind’s sinking ship.

Three new things you want to try in the next 12 months: Write a work of non-fiction. Publish a short story. Visit the Big Apple.

Three things I want in a relationship: love, trust, respect.

Two truths and a lie: I grew up with a kid who survived a trip over Niagara Falls. The battle of La Belle Familie was fought on my grandparents’ farm. I’m in charge of network programming at Fox.

Three things you can’t do without: I’m now chained to the computer. Family, friends, the aforementioned computer.

Three places you want to go on vacation: NYC, Guadalajara, Mexico, Santa Fe.

Three things you just can’t do: Remember song titles. Read celebrity books. Then there are hundreds of things I can’t do lumped together as undoable.

Three kids’ names: Frank Zappa ruined this for me.

Three things you want to do before you die: Take care of those who depend on me. Develop a Rod Stewart hair transplant formula, have a novel published by someone who is not a close relative.

Three Celeb crushes: Debby Harry for Union City Blues. Who can forget Raquel Welsh? Various Italian actresses menaced by dinosaurs.

Jeff Grim
Jeff Grim has been a reader all of his life. He has had a particular interest in military history, any war at any time. His fascination with military history has brought him to an interest in historical fiction where the history comes alive with fictitious heroes and villains. Recently, Jeff has become interested in historical mysteries set in various time periods.