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Basics

Name: Arnold
Full name: Arnold Warren Santos
Web names: nockturnal, bigmartian, lucas
Name I wish I had: Ryan, Commander, Captain, Ace.  Worst slaughter of my name: Donald Sanders
Gender: Male
Location: Southern California
E -mail:
arnold@etherdrift.net
Current Occupation: Financial Analyst, Network Administrator, Graphic Designer, Worship Pastor
A I M: nockturnal 

Appearance

Height: about 5’10
Weight: 177 pounds and falling
Hair: short black but sometimes dyed copper brown
Skin: ranges from pale tan to brown
Eyes: light brown
Build: like a tank
Accessories: gold cross, okia 6800 cell phone, Palm Pilot 
Clothing Style: very casual… Sketchers, cargo pants, ribbed sweaters, short sleeved shirts

Favorites

Bands: Train, Five for Fighting, BB Mak, Sting, Creed, Lifehouse, Gorillaz, Will Smith (Wild Wild West rocks!), Nsync (screw you, they’re good)
Colors: Blue, Grey, White, Cream, Khaki, Orange
Foods: Premium ice cream, gelato, macaroni & cheese, rare filet mignon, fried chicken
Movies: O, Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare in Love, Saving Private Ryan, Lord of the Rings, Black Hawk Down
Toys: Play Station 2, Palm Pilot, Laser Pointer, Nikon N90, Olympus digital camera
Illicit: Djarum clove cigarettes, Lagavulin scotch

Past & Future

College:
California State University, Fullerton
Major: Business/Management Information Systems
Minor: Music
Location: Southern California
Occupations: Paper Boy, Bus Boy, Waiter, Sheet Music Buyer, Bookkeeper, Operations Director, Finance Director, Financial Analyst, Worship Leader, Marrying Pastor, Computer network installer
Marital Status: I’ll get around to it
Children: Would love two, but see above
Do before death: write lyrics and music for a full album, write a screenplay, find and experience the full length, breadth and depth of love

Facts  

I…

• have a two nephews who idolize me. 
• have known my best friend for 18 years.
• and he still likes me.
• can sail pretty well, though I’m untried in a storm
• wish I still had a dog… a yellow lab please
• used to have fish and a huge tank.
• don’t want to talk about what happened to them.
• think Zoolander has got to be one of the stupidest movies ever made.
•  think Dumb and Dumber ranks down there too.
• and Battlefield Earth.
• can’t tell when a girl likes me like that.
• can’t tell when a girl doesn’t like me like that.
• like learning new skills.
• like finding the perfect present for close friends.
• am tired of having to watch what I eat.
• need more hours in a day.
• don’t get sick a lot.
• When I do, I really get sick.
• need to go to sleep.
• spend most of my time sleep deprived.
• and dehydrated.
• know for a fact I don’t drink enough water.
• have a sister and two brothers.
• am amazed that my siblings are all separated by at least 50 miles.
• but we chat on AIM.
• play the piano, synthesizer and bass.
• would love to learn the cello.
• am finding that I don’t care if stuff I like is considered odd by others.
• plan on sailing to Catalina.
• hope to visit Italy or France again
• didn’t do too badly on my tax deposits
• Wanna be a tax deduction?
• like technology.
• think technology must be kept from some people.
• Is anyone still reading this?
• am against the death penalty
• am for personal liberty (and responsibility) and against government control
• ain’t afraid of no ghosts
• have more than 100 DVDs
  

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Written by arnold

December 26, 2005 at 10:37 pm

5 Responses

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  1. I remember “Wildcat Fireworks” and LOVED their graphics on their stand. I was just a little kid and loved the colors of the packaging, only. Do you have pictures of it? I have had the hardest time finding any online.

    Aitutaki Lagoon

    October 11, 2006 at 11:29 pm

  2. Yeah, they had the black panther. I tried lookng around and didnt see any either.

    arnold

    October 17, 2006 at 2:38 pm

  3. Have you ever made a naked snow angel?

    Michael Brown

    April 14, 2008 at 9:12 am

  4. I surfed across your blog today and I came to appreciate what you have here. I have added you to my Humor Blog blogroll and was wondering if you might add me to yours? Either way, thanks for the great experience of visiting your site and hope you enjoy mine. Thanks Kerry Ann

    Kerry Ann

    July 13, 2008 at 4:43 pm

  5. Hey, you need to redo this page because you got the yellow lab!

    Kim

    August 23, 2008 at 2:10 am


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