OK, here are the answers to Tuesday's quiz:
1. I can't stand the taste of beer.
False! I don't like beer as much as I like wine, but I still like it.
2. I was on my high school tennis team.
False! A whopping four people thought this one was true. I can't even describe how very false this one is. It's so false that when my sister Lauren saw it, she e-mailed me this: "Tennis? Har har har!" I don't think it would be so far off the mark to say that I have not ever once successfully returned a tennis ball over a net. So, I'm very flattered that some of you think I could have actually played competitively, but the truth is that I am a complete and utter spaz. There you have it.
3. I had a home birth for Julie.
False! I had a fair number of unanticipated complications with Stephanie's (hospital) birth and ended up very grateful that I happened to be at a high-risk birthing hospital. Everything turned out fine, but there were some very scary moments there. I know that many people say that most complications are caused by hospital birth procedures, but I just felt safer in a hospital. So Pete and Julie were born there too.
4. I once saw a real tornado, in Texas.
False! I've never even been to Texas. I think I might like to visit Austin some day, but the rest of Texas scares me to death.
5. I carry an epi-pen because I'm allergic to bee stings.
False! I've never actually been stung by a bee, so I guess it's possible that I'm allergic, but I certainly don't carry an epi-pen. Which is a lucky thing, because I'm quite needle-phobic.
6. I have never changed a flat tire in my life.
True! Two people guessed the truth. The only flat tires I've ever had occurred (or were first noticed) near service stations.
7. I went parasailing in Puerto Vallarta while in college.
False! But Lauren did!
8. I have a teeny-tiny tattoo on my . . . body, somewhere.
False! See the needle-phobia reference in #5 above. I even fainted when I got my ears pierced.
9. I was married once briefly before I met Andy.
False! Nope, I found Mr. Right on the first try.
10. I have no appreciation for opera music.
True! I must be missing that part of my brain. I just don't get it. I just don't want to get it, either. Go ahead and call me a philistine if you want, I can take it.
Thanks for playing!