7 things about me

Real-life sharpshooters and husband and wife, Frank Butler and Annie Oakley.
Real-life sharpshooters and husband and wife, Frank Butler and Annie Oakley.

A blogger at thereporterandthegirl.com clicked Wednesday that she liked something I had posted at this blog.

So, of course, I wandered over to her blog to check it out. And I’m stealing this idea today:

7 things about me:

1. A long time ago, I was born six weeks premature and weighed around 4 1/2 pounds.

2. I was on the Lucas County 4-H Livestock Judging Team that won first place the Iowa State Fair in 1985.

3. My middle name is Thomas.

4. My favorite color is red.

5. I once played the role of Frank Butler in a production of “Annie Get Your Gun.”

6. The two best newspaper jobs I ever had were in Winona, Minn., and Bismarck, N.D.

7. I started my newspaper career by drawing editorial cartoons.