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25 Random Things About Me!

14 June 2009 9 Comments

So how was everyone's weekend?  Ours was GREAT!  Friday night we went with friends to a nice little place in Elkin, NC called Basin Creek Country Store.  It's a cool little place that has a small menu, great beer and a jukebox!  If you go, GET THE WINGS!

Saturday night Misty and I had a little date and ate at one of our favorite Mexican Restaurants and then went to the movies to see "Hangover"!  I haven't laughed that hard at a movie in a long time!  I highly recommend it!  It's hilarious!

Today, Sunday, me and my buddy DJ went to play golf!  I played pretty good and won again today hahah.. DJ hates losing as much as I do!  Usually we make a bet and today's bet was the loser had to wear my blue duke wig on the 1st hole the next time we play.  Sooo, DJ is gonna be sporting that wig next time we play and I'm gonna be sure to take a picture of it!

I hope everyone had a great weekend and enjoyed your time at whatever you were doing!

25 Random Things About Jake

I was just over at my facebook account, and read the 25 random things thingy I had posted a while back...  It's always interesting to me to go back and read stuff I've written in the past...  Crazy how different moods etc etc, dictates what we write huh?

Anyways, I thought I'd share those 25 random things about me here on the blog..

Enjoy and feel free to comment on anything of interest!

1 - I was born and still live in a little town called Mt. Airy or "mayberry" as it was Andy Griffith's home town. If you don't know who Andy Griffith is, STOP READING NOW because you have some serious issues and i don't know if you can handle the rest of this haha My name is Jeff but my nickname is Jake... you can call me either..

2 - My mom died when i was 10 years old of cancer. Really weird feelings about my mom cause i never felt like i knew her. Not many memories at all.... wonder what it's like to have a mama?

3 - My dad died when i was 13 of congestive heart failure. Those 3 years between their deaths must have been enough for me to REALLY miss my daddy. I do have more memories of him... not that i don't miss my mom, but it's just different for some reason?? wonder what it's like to have a daddy?

4 - I "experimented" with drugs after high school, so much that i stayed high for about 1 1/2 years. I blame that on my "memory problem" even though the doctor says no... but it makes me feel better thinking that drugs caused it! Glad i got off the drugs.. say not to drugs haha

5 - When i was 21 i got a girl pregnant after only knowing her for 1 month. I did the "right thing" so i thought and stayed married for 19 LOOOOOOONNNNNNNGGGGGGG years! I stayed in it for my daughter who is now 21 and even though it was HELL for alot of years... it was worth it to be in that mess for my daughter. Plus i may have never gotten in the situation i'm in now if i hadn't.

6 - I am engaged to the most wonderful person in the entire world. Misty totally changed my life. We both went through marriage and divorce and found each other and realized that we are PERFECT for each other. My life began at 40! It feels so wonderful to be ME for once in my life and enjoy life! Yeah for me! Misty is my best friend, my soul mate, my teacher, my companion and she has the hottest LIPS God ever created!

7 - I am in love with Misty's Lips haha

8 - I LOVE computers! Since way back in the 80's when we sat in electronics class and typed in code for 2 hours to make a plane fly across the screen, i've been hooked! I wish i had taken more computer classes and things about html etc etc... Finally in 2008 i actually started using the internet and computers to make money! With help from folks like Mark Hansen and many others, i am doing something as a hobby and a side job that i absolutely LOVE!

9 - I love a cold beer or a nice glass of wine. Some folks seem to think that's the most horrible thing in the world... to those people, you need to go look in the mirror and say to yourself "i suck for judging others" I've never not drank.. surprise surprise... yeah some people don't need to drink, they get addicted and can't handle it.. well i can : P some people don't need to eat because get addicted and they can't handle it... go harp on them and leave me the hell alone!

10 - I LOVE to laugh and I LOVE to make others laugh.. i try to make a conscious effort EVERY DAY to make someone laugh or smile. I laugh at myself alot.. i think i'm funny if nobody else does.. Even when i'm having a bad day, i always try and say i'm having a great day! It encourages me and hopefully others!

11 - I love the outdoors and don't get out in it enough. I grew up playing in the woods, climbing trees and wading in creeks and streams.. i miss those days!

12 - I am loving some rap music! Rap music gives me a high! I love remixes and old school hip hop. The new stuff is cool too, especially if it's got some heavy bass! I've always had a sweet system in whatever i'm driving and at 43, i still crank it up and yeah, i'm one of those you pull up beside of at the stop light with my mirrors vibrating and my head bobbin!

13 - As i said, i have a daughter who's 21 and a grandson who is 5 months old. They are 2 wonderful joys in my life! I hope my daughter always realizes how much i love her and worry about her. It's a wonderful feeling being a daddy and a papa!

14 - I am absolutely TERRIFIED of heights and flying. I have never flown and Misty and I are planning on getting married in Mexico next spring. How am i going to do it? Kick, cry and scream as they drag my on the plane i guess.. i have no idea how to conquer that fear!

15 - I have suffered from panic attacks and anxiety for many years.. maybe that explains # 14? It really sux and i hate it. But, it's not near as bad as it has been in the past. Those little pink pills do wonders!

16 - As i mentioned in #9, i do not like being judged. I hate it when people judge me. I love my relationship with my God and hey... it's MY relationship.. not mine and YOURS. If you have a problem, keep it to yourself and work on yourself and try and not judge others! I think someone else mentioned "organized religion" and i really have a hard time with what churches have become. I seen more back biting and gossiping and crap like that IN the church, than i see outside of it... sad huh?

17 - I guess i could mention my goals... everyone should have goals huh? Of course i want to be the best i can be for Misty, my daughter and her family. I want to work harder than ever in 2009 to get myself out of "divorce debt" and get ready for that sweet marriage Misty and I are looking forward to. I want to learn more and more about internet marketing and not have all my eggs in one basket and i have an amount of money that i want/will make in 2009 using the internet to do it! YEAH BABY!

18 - I am a DIE HARD Duke Blue Devil basketball fan! Duke recruited one of my school mates in high school and since that time, i have been HOOKED on Duke basketball.. I was fortunate enough to visit Cameron Indoor Stadium and watch them play several times. I had my picture taken with guys like JJ Redick, Chris Duhon and several other guys from that class. Also got their autographs. Oh and like any Duke fan, i despise UNC!

19 - Misty and I have 2 pets, a boxer named Bentley that was named after Dierks Bentley. That was our first concert together and Misty's first concert ever. We have a Miniature Schnauzer named Roxxann and she is a ball of fire! We love our pets!

20 - Misty is 17 years younger than me! Shocked? Get over it hahah. I'm just a big kid anyways so it works out perfect! We've heard it all in the couple of years we've been dating and i get all the little jokes and remarks here and there.. it's mostly in fun though and i enjoy those. Some people seem to have a problem with 2 people being in love and being together who are that far apart in age... those people suck!

21 - Misty and I want to have kids of our own! I always wanted more kids, my daughter always wanted brothers and sisters, my ex didn't... go figure... so Misty and I plan on making babies sometime in the near future! Ashley, you may just get that little brother or sister you always wanted haha

22 - I LOVE giving to people... I love being able to help people out. I always get fussed at for working on computers and things and never charging people... i just enjoy giving someone something for free.. there's not enough free things in life!

23 - OMG, i almost didn't mention my Granny... My Granny was/is one of the most influential persons in my life. I KNOW i've had 2 Angels in my life, Misty is one and my Granny was the other. She lived to be 91 and had one tooth left. That was always a big family joke about my Granny's tooth! I wanted to take that tooth and make a necklace out of it when she died... is that weird?

24 - I have 5 tattoos and they all have very special meaning.. if you want to read about them, go to my blog and look at the Tattoos category at my blog http://JakeCpuNut.com I plan on getting at least 1 more... i need to get that done before spring time!

25 - Just to rap it up... i love life, i try and enjoy each day and have fun. I always say on my blog to live, laugh and love! People spend too much time on BS that does NOBODY any good! I love my friends and my family (oh, i have 2 sisters and i'm told i have 2 brothers but won't go there).

So there ya go.. 25 things about me which you probably made it to about # 1 and fell asleep from boredom.. if you made it this far.. i'm surprised hahah.. so now you know a little more about ME! Jeff/Jake

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  • The Almost Millionaire said:

    Nice to read the personal stuff man, you have been through alot in your life. Cheers to a good woman to give you balance! Life is good when you are in love, isn’t it!

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  • Divinity Rose said:

    haha, thanks for the laugh, Jake :)

    Divinity Rose’s last blog post..Divinity Rose: When Nature Calls ….my birth name


  • Jake (author) said:

    @ Brandon – It’s been interesting! haha She has definitely made EVERYTHING ok brother!

    @ Divinity – Glad you got a laugh :) Now which part was funny? haha


  • Mitch said:

    Wow, nicely shared. I’m into old school rap myself; today’s stuff,… ick.

    You know, people judge; that’s just how life goes. Now, if they keep those judgments to themselves, I could care less. People rarely say things to me they’re not sure I’ll accept or not; usually I won’t accept it. lol

    Good job; nice opening up. I went for the simple 7 steps on my blog earlier in the year.

    Mitch’s last blog post..Are You Twitter Selfish?


  • Jake (author) said:

    @ Mitch – Well I do love the old stuff and I admit I enjoy the new stuff… but mostly enjoy the new stuff because of the bass drops… THAT’S what I love! It’s crazy how hip hop has changed since the 80′s!

    You got it.. folks are judgmental and I admit I catch myself judging sometimes and I really try not to.. as much as I hate being judged, I sure don’t wanna judge others!


  • Andrew said:


    There is certainly a great deal about you there of which I was not previously aware.

    I was surprised to hear that you are a grandfather, but I am glad to hear that between Misty, your daughter and your grandson, you share some wonderful relationships, and I certainly hope that you and Misty are able to add to that when the time is right.

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  • Odzyskiwanie Danych said:

    Great post, finally we get to know a bit more about you :) And just looking at the things you’ve chosen to include on the list, I can say you’re a very positive person. Keep it up!


  • Jake (author) said:

    @ Andrew – well now you know haha.. I’m still waiting on a Video post over at your site!! Come on now! ha

    Thanks for the comment and positive words.. I know it’ll all be right in it’s own time!

    @ Odzyskiwanie – I try and stay positive… I don’t enjoy being around folks that are so negative all the time, it’s no fun! I try and enjoy each day, live, laugh and love! It’s much more fun smiling and laughing than being negative and being down and out about e/thing!

    Thanks for stopping by!


  • fas said:

    You have been through lots in life. This should be your about page.

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