Tres Cosas

The most recent self-disclosing Facebook game, and my answers….EF

Three things of me!

You’ve been tagged, you are supposed to write a note with the 3’s of YOU. At the end, choose 26 people to be tagged. You have to tag me so really you just need 25 more people. If I tagged you, it’s because I want to know more about you – but not in a creepy stalker kind of way. It’s a good way to learn more about your friends without INTRUDING!!

(To do this, go to “notes” under tabs on your profile page, paste these instructions in the body of the note, type your 3”s of Me, tag 26 people or however many you want..- in the right hand corner of the app – then click publish.)

Three names I go by:
1. Eric
2. EF
3. E, “Easy E,” Daddy. (OK, that’s three number threes)

Three Jobs I have had in my life:
1. Delivery Driver: Office Supply Company
2. Waiter, Bus Boy and Short Order Cook
3. Warehouse Worker: unloading trucks, and stocking inventory

Three Places I have lived:
1. Dallas, Texas
2. Austin, Texas
3. Mason, Texas

Three Favorite drinks:
1. Coffee
2. Red Wine
3. Dr. Pepper

Three TV Shows that I do watch:
1. True Blood
2. LOST
3. Countdown/Rachel Maddow

Three places I have been:
1. Kathmandu, Nepal (once)
2. Russia (nine times)
3. Haiti (five times)

Three people that call me regularly:
1. Dennise
2. Maria
3. Mindy D.

Three of my favorite foods:
1. Good Quality Tex-Mex ( http://wheneftalks2.blogspot.com/2006/02/tex-mex-does-your-state-have-entire.html )
2. Thai Curries of almost any kind
3. Breakfast foods of almost any kind, but especially pancakes, omlettes, hashbrowns, and Migas.

Three friends I think will respond:
1. Vicki Cheatwood
2. Paul Porter
3. Judi Sawyer

Three Things I am looking forward to:
1. Vacation in Colorado next week
2. Kerrville Folk Festivals
3. The Paul McCartney concert in August

Three Things that are always by your side:
1. My MacBook Pro
2. My Treo
3. Guitar picks and car keys

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Eric Folkerth is a minister, musician, author and blogger. He has been Senior Pastor of Northaven United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas since 2001. During his tenure, church membership has grown almost 30 percent, and a completely new church facility (sanctuary and education building) has been constructed. Northaven is a leading progressive Christian congregation in the Southwest. Northaven is an eclectic collection of gay and straight families, artists, musicians, theater folks, academic theologians, lawyers and judges (go figure), socially conscious community activists, people who don't "check their brain at the door," and a wide array of others who either see it as their "last chance" inside the "institutional church," or their first trip back in decades. Eric is an avid blogger and published author.  Eric is also an award-winning singer-songwriter, who performs throughout Texas and the Southwest. He's an engaging live performer whose first CD was released in 2000. His songs have won honorable mention in both the Billboard and Great American song contests; and he's been a finalist in the 5th Street Festival and South Florida Folk Festival songwriter competitions. Eric is also a leader of Connections, a unique band comprised of United Methodist clergy and layfolk from throughout North Texas. Connections performs "cover shows" of artists like Dan Fogelberg, Chicago, Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor and others. Their shows draw crowds of between 300 and 1,000 fans, and they have raised more than $240,000 dollars for worthy charities. Eric has led or co-led hundreds of persons on mission trips around the globe, to places such as Mexico, Haiti, Russia, and Nepal. He has worked with lay persons to build ten homes, and one Community Center, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dallas. He's a popular preacher, and often tackles challenging issues of social justice in his writings and sermons. His wife, Judge Dennise Garcia, is a State District Judge for Dallas, County. As judge of the 303rd Family District Court, she consistently gets high ratings from area lawyers, and was named "best judge" by The Dallas Observer. First elected in 2004, she was the first Latina ever elected to a county-wide bench in Dallas County. She was re-elected for a third term in 2010. They have the world's best daughter, Maria, and an incredible dog, Daisy. (As always, if you like this post, then "like" this on Facebook by clicking the box below, so others can see too...)

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