Telling Secrets and Jumping on a Trend

10 things you probably don’t know about me

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I don’t like small talk that much.

I’m an introvert who sometimes masquerades as an extrovert. It’s not that I don’t like talking. I love it — sometimes. And I love people. But when I’m exhausted, the only thing that recharges my batteries is alone time to think, learn, and breathe.

I attended the first night game under the lights at UGA.

This was so long ago, it’s hard to remember. I think we played Clemson that night. I remember three things. My date. The weather — it was raining cats and dogs. And that I had to wear a pancho and a plastic bag over my hand.

My first business deal was selling my stereo to my brother on credit.

I was entrepreneurial before I could even drive a car.

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I had a mailing list for my store 20 years ago.

It wasn’t my first business. But it was the first time I built a customer list since the paper route I had as a teenager.

I once told a stranger with a gun pointed at me to shut up.

I stayed late one night at work to count the till.

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My roommate and I drove Richard Kiel to the Atlanta Airport.

You may or may not remember the James Bond flick, Moonraker. Richard Kiel played Jaws, the giant with a mouthful of silver teeth and a menacing look.

I’ve watched every episode of Breaking Bad three times.

I don’t normally binge watch anything.

I overanalyze just about everything.

This comes from being an introverted thinker. I also pay lots of attention to people, catching even the slightest nuances in their attitudes and presence.

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I drove by Herschel Walker as he was jogging through my neighborhood.

I think I was on the way to school or work that day. He lived in the fancy duplexes in the front of my neighborhood.

I was a member of a church that is older than the United States.

Did you ever see the movie Forrest Gump? The big steeple in the opening scene belongs to the church I went to back in the early 90s in Savannah, Georgia.

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Frank McKinley

I like to figure things out and share what I find. My favorite topics are faith, communication, business, and personal growth.