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Useless Information About Me: A Visual Tour

My podcast mate John Bollwitt -- who produces and co-hosts The Crazy Canucks -- tagged me with a meme the other day. I'm to mention 5 things about me which people might not know. (For the record, I got nailed by something similar last summer.) Anyway, with the Canucks on a day off, I figured I should squeak this one out now. I've linked important images for a visual tour of my 5 things...
1. I used to live in Georgia and have retained an illogical affection for things like grits and boiled peanuts. 2. For a time in the late-80s early 90's I cheered *shudder* for the Edmonton Oilers. I even attended some of their freakin' games. Dear God. 3. When I lived in Calgary, the engine in my piece of crap car literally exploded, blowing the hood right off. I was driving through the University of Calgary campus at the time, and a couple of juiced up frat boys agreed to push my car 20+ blocks through the streets to get me home. Gotta love them frat boys and their hormones! (And their steroids/sudafed training regimes...) 4. I'm not a natural blonde (shocking!) but I am legal. 5. I own a Lubomir Vaic hockey card. It was a gift from another hockey blogger who knew I'd think it was the coolest thing ever. Framing that card is on my current to-do list.
Useless information, but there you go -- I think I've done my duty. Now, to tag a couple other people with this idiocy: hockey bloggers Bill, David and Isabella. Plus some long-time readers, Doogie2K and Baroque. I don't know if Baroque even has a website, but that's NOT an excuse. (No need for you to tag anyone else, Baroque, but mail it in and I'll publish it...)

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Alanah McGinley has been blogging hockey since 2003 (with a notable gap in time through 2010, kicking it with new baby Lucy while living knee-deep in chaos while reading "parenting for complete idiots" during every spare minute) sharing opinions, rants and not-so-deep thoughts with anyone who will listen.

In addition to writing Canucks & Beyond and helping manage Kukla's Korner, Alanah was one of the founders and co-hosts of The Crazy Canucks Podcast. She has contributed pieces to FoxSports.com and the New York Times Slapshot blog, as well as other stray destinations in cyberspace.

So that's me. Who the hell are you? smile

Email: am@kuklaskorner.com

Alanah's Twitter: [@alanah1]