100 things

  1. My birthday is November 5th
  2. I’m from Jamaica
  3. Moved to Sweden when I was 10 Where I also saw, and experienced snow for the first time.
  4. It was on a Friday and I started school that same Monday. Scary!
  5. Started in third-year class instead of forth, because I couldn’t speak Swedish
  6. Had a teacher for Swedish and two for English in addition to my regular class. they understood about half my Patois each.
  7. I live in Marbella, Spain
  8. I have three sons
  9. I practice vipassana meditation
  10. I have two younger sisters and a brother
  11. I’m on bad terms with one sibling
  12. My dad lives in Los Angeles, California
  13. My mom passed in 2011. RIP!
  14. I’m a vegan.
  15. I rarely eat out
  16. I love swimming in the rain
  17. I’m a trained auto mechanic but never worked as one
  18. I practice Zhineng Qigong daily for over 6 years but not nearly as much today.
  19. I am a Reiki level 2 practitioner
  20. Farscape is my all-time favorite sci-fi show
  21. Tried Ayahuasca and Bufo
  22. I do not drink alcohol anymore
  23. I had shoulder-length hair in my twenties.
  24. Broke my right lower leg in July 1998 playing soccer which resulted in compartment syndrome.
  25. I worked as a night club bouncer
  26. “Do you play basketball?” is one of the first questions people ask me
  27. I have never played basketball
  28. Never been married
  29. My top 5 strengths: Empathy, Ideation, Includer, Learner, Adaptability (source StrengthsFinder)
  30. I don’t like to be the center of attention
  31. I love the science fiction genre
  32. Have a sci-fi book idea I plan du develop and publish
  33. Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series is the best I have read
  34. Had a US green card
  35. Never been to Asia. Want to.
  36. I’ve only been really drunk once
  37. Have played oboe and contra base
  38. Worked the night shift in a 7-eleven in California
  39. Was robbed twice at gunpoint, allegedly. Never actually saw the guns
  40. My first job in the ninth grade, McDonald’s
  41. My second job, a clerk in an electronics store
  42. My third, a postman
  43. Started an IT consulting firm in 1998
  44. Failed my first practical driver’s exam
  45. I have trained Krav Maga and boxing
  46. I still have the highest possible golf handicap
  47. I love summer evenings and nights
  48. I have way too many email account. Not sure why
  49. I am a minimalist
  50. I like to cook
  51. I’m gluten and lactose intolerant
  52. My first car was a 1986 Nissan Micra, red.
  53. I have owned 10 cars and two motorcycles so far
  54. Love to play video games, but don’t. If I do, nothing else exists until I’m done.
  55. It’s the same with everything I’m interested in, and I’m interested in a lot of things.
  56. I avoid negative people like the plague
  57. My lucky number is 11
  58. Wouldn’t say I’m a Buddhist, but I’m into Buddism
  59. I believe there is life elsewhere in the universe
  60. I think decisions should be based on facts and feelings. To what degree, the situation can determine.
  61. I had Facebook, twice
  62. Invested in Bitcoins April 2017
  63. I like all kinds of music
  64. My choice of music varies after my moods and activities
  65. I used to be a moody person,
  66. Lost 10 kilos running summer 2016. I want them back
  67. The only song I really like by Eminem is “Stan” (feat. Dido)
  68. I love to write
  69. I’m passionate about health
  70. My woman is 17 years younger than me.
  71. I have a desire to achieve enlightenment.
  72. Top of my bucket list is to set foot on another planet
  73. Trying to go all-digital with iPad pro and pencil, but pen and paper is still king… and queen
  74. Wanted to join the Mars One project, but never signed up
  75. I’ve journaled for 16+ years and I never reread my dairies.
  76. I really enjoy alone time, maybe too much even, if there is such a thing
  77. I don’t have a favorite color
  78. The 80’s comedy “Three Amigos” still cracks me up
  79. If I was an IKEA furniture I would probably be a Billy bookcase
  80. Can’t stand fake and false people
  81. Had a dog I had to give away because my kids were allergic
  82. I began drinking coffee in 2017
  83. Today, 2020, I’m still searching for my perfect cup of coffee
  84. I have my own company
  85. My first ever crush had a boyfriend and never noticed me. They are still together today 30 plus years later.
  86. The parents of my second crush were racists. That relationship didn’t last long but I regret how it ended though.
  87. I’m quick to get rid of things I no longer use, for better or for worse.
  88. I have found a life purpose, a big one.
  89. Experienced a two-week déjà vu on my first visit to Canada. I believe a déjà vu is a call to action.
  90. I love to read cultivation mangas.
  91. I experienced huge personal growth while in quarantine.
  92. I bought the 10 week Wim Hof Method course after practicing six weeks with a pirated version.
  93. I wake up at 05:00 almost every morning.
  94. 3 minutes 44 seconds. The longest I have ever held my breath
  95. I don’t have any passwords that contain my name, date of birth, or any other personal signifiers.
  96. Island hopping in the Caribbean is on my bucket list.
  97. The amount of selfies I’ve ever taken can be counted on one hand.
  98. I am learning what love is to me
  99. I am a very patient person, and although rarely, I lose my cool at times.
  100. being Jamaican, I felt forced to try marijuana… twice. I didn’t really like it.