Answers to the very difficult quiz I posted last month, along with some comments:
Where did I graduate from college?
University of California, Irvine
Grinnell College (highly recommended for oddball gifted children!)
California State University, Long Beach
For which of the following cities does Mr. Trillwing produce newspapers?
All of the above
If I weren't on meds, what would be my endocrine status?
Hypothyroid, induced by radiation (hyperthyroidism sucks, so in 1992 I opted for the radioactive cocktail)
Hyperthyroid, induced by mono
Which of these bloggers do I know in real life? (Wish I knew them all!)
Dr. Brazen Hussy
Where did I grow up?
Iowa City, Iowa
Long Beach, California (and with it I have a love/hate relationship as I do for no other place in the world)
San Diego, California
What do I collect, albeit quite passively these days?
model horses (there's a book in there somewhere)
other people's angst
Am I on Facebook? And why or why not?
Yes. It's my new secret addiction.
Yes, but it's related to work. Really. (I'm designing a faculty workshop on how we can use students' social networking practices for sound pedagogical ends. The trick will be applying that sound pedagogy to Sakai, my occasional arch-nemesis.*)
No. I have too much else to do.
No. I'm waaaaay too old.
My Ph.D. is in. . .
Cultural Studies (but I wish it were in American studies or history or, hey, just about anything else. Nematology, anyone?)
About which of these political issues am I most passionate?
No Child Left Behind
On what holiday was Lucas born?
Labor Day (U.S.) (he's got a sense of humor, that one)
Thanksgiving Day (U.S.)
* Today when I compared our implementation of Sakai to the Whac-a-Mole, game, my boss, our campus's Sakai program manager, declared the metaphor to be particularly apt. Bugalicious! Whump!