by Nicole Freire
* Here are the answers to the How Well Do You Know Your Columnist Quiz.
Wow, you made it this far! Did you have to go through all my old columns, or did you just guess? Do you feel like you know me a little bit better? And how does that make you feel?
Ok, add - em up.
1: How many times have pictures of my feet appeared on edhat?
2: Of the following nature related items, which freaks me out the most?
c (although large groups of ants are almost as bad)
3: Which director and film did I guess would win the Oscar the last time I covered the director's panel for the film festival?
Paul Haggis won two Oscars for ?Crash", one for best motion picture and one for best original screenplay.
4: How did I know that?
He was the only panelist who was picked up in a shiny black Lincoln Town Car after the panel had ended.
5: Do I like to cook?
6: If I had to choose one place to live my entire life where would it be?
Lovely Santa Barbara
7: Now that I've stopped drinking coffee, which beverage do I choose?
Green tea, various verities.
8: What hangs above my bed?
A Howard Connor butterfly mobile
9: Who was the angriest reader/commenter ever to appear in my comments section?
The woman at the Steve Miller Band concert who would not sit down.
10: Of the following, what did she suggest I do?
11: Based on regular column reading, whose picture would you guess I have hanging by my computer?
12: What self proclaimed holiday do I think should become official?
b (Malasada Day)
13: How many recipes have I shared with my readers?
5 (pasta sauce, granola, sugar cookies, gingersnaps, malasadas)
14: What surgery did I have last year?
15: What topic do I go on and on about?
My health, both physical and mental
16: What state did I purportedly insult during the presidential race?
17: What onerous chore have I offered to do for you in exchange for money?
Return your movies to Blockbuster
18: What hobby or craft have I taken up that sometimes frustrates me?
19: Which television show do I mention often in my columns?
Law and Order: Criminal Intent
20: What activity do I fail at most often?
b (buying good beer)
21: What do I keep in my green can?
22: Of the following, what pisses me off?
All of the above! (Gotcha!)
23: What dumb activity did I do to give myself a concussion?
Tried to exit my bathroom using the door
24: What semi-icky food thing do I do with certain foods?
Pull the onion out of an onion ring and just eat the ring part
Now, don't forget to post your scores in the comments section. I can't wait to hear who wins the granola!
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Nicole Freire is a freelance writer who lives in Santa Barbara.