Tag, You're It - 8 random facts

Sea, the talented gluten-free chef behind the ultra-delicious Book of Yum, recently tagged me for a MEME. According to wikipedia: "a meme is defined within memetic theory as a unit of cultural information, cultural evolution or diffusion that propagates from one mind to another analogously to the way in which a gene propagates from one organism to another as a unit of genetic information and of biological evolution. Memes, like genes, do not purposely do or want anything — they either get replicated or not." I agree, that this sounds like a lot of fancy jargon for a chain letter.

I was always one to ignore the flood of memes in my email inbox in college or more recently on Myspace pages. For some reason, I feel compelled to keep this meme going. Thanks for thinking of me Sea. Here are eight random facts about Ms. Gluten-Free Guide:

1. My brother and I share a birthday, born two years apart within an hour of each other
2. I speak Italian fluently
3. When I lived in Rome, I could see the Coliseum outside my door every morning as I left my apartment
4. Yoga brings me peace
5. I worked in a medical lab doing research for two summers
6. I was on the math team in elementary school and Jr. high - other kids had awards for sports - I had "Math Trophies" (don't worry I wasn't a complete recluse, I was on the swim team too)
7. I don't have a middle name
8. I can fall asleep in any moving vehicle

I'm supposed to tag 8 people, but it's a big step just to get me started so here I go with six (sorry if you've already been tagged):

Allergic Girl from Don't Pass the Nuts
Bea from La Tartine Gourmande
David from Gluten Free NYC
Erin from Gluten Free Fun
greenfrog from Inlimine
Kelly from The Celiac Chicks


bea at la tartine gourmande said...


Thanks a lot for the tag! It is nice to read a bit more about you. Italian fluenty eh? So French is easy then, non? And falling asleep in any moving vehicle? You are lucky!

Anonymous said...

Hi! Thanks! I don't know how these things work? Help?! email me at my work email please! ;)

Kelly said...

oh hey...that was me!

Catherine said...

Bea, I tried taking a French course a couple of years ago - sadly I never put it to use and remember absolutely nothing!

Kelly - the email is on it's way

David Marc Fischer said...

Okay...done (under protest, of course)!