More Pete Stuff

Friday, June 6th, 2003 | Pete Stuff

What is a Meme anyway?… Don’t know but all of a sudden they’re popping up all over.. I stole this from her who snarfed it from here who bamboozled it from here… So, while it might lack a whole lot of creativitiy on my part, it does give more dirt on me so I figured I’d share…

So read on if you care read on… or don’t if you don’t… :):)


— Name: Pete (aka SwimFinsSF)
— Birthplace: Near Chicago.
— Current Location: This very moment? Cupertino, CA – but I live in San Francisco
— Eye Color: Blue
— Hair Color: Brown
— Height: 5’11”
— Righty or Lefty: Both.. Left to write with and right for everything else (there aren’t many lefty safety scissors in kindergarten so ya learn early to adapt! :))
— Zodiac Sign: Cancer


— Your heritage: Swiss German on my Dad’s Side – Norwegian on my Mom’s
— The shoes you wore today: My favorite black and white soccer lookin shoes
— Your fears: Heights.. LORD.. The Grand Canyon is TERRIFYING to me.. Strange part is Roller Coasters are GREAT..
— Your perfect pizza: LOVE the Goat Cheese and Walnut Pizza at Pizza Inferno
— Goal you’d like to achieve: Adopt a kid and Live in another country for a while


— Your most overused phrase on IM: LOL
— Your thoughts first waking up: Is it a gym day?
— Your best physical feature: I’m told its my Eyes.
— Your most missed memory: Christmas when I was in kindergarten.. Snowy christmas morning in maryland when I still believed in Santa Claus and I got a cool Sail Boat and a Globe.


— Pepsi or Coke: Pepsi given a choice.
— McDonald’s or Burger King: Ick
— Single or group dates: Both… Nice romantic dinner at a nice restaurant is WONDERFUL.. but I’m a social animal so the double dating or more is great too
— Adidas or Nike: Adidas.
— Lipton Ice Tea or Nestea: Neither – hate ice tea.
— Chocolate or vanilla: Vanilla
— Cappuccino or coffee: Peet’s Coffee in the morning – Double non-fat Mocha in the afternoon.


— Smoke: Rarely these days but after a cocktail or two I’ve been known to
— Cuss: All the damn time – and frequently at REALLY inappropriate times. I’m where my kid sister learned her best stuff! 😉
— Sing: Always and Poorly (ask Kevin)
— Take a shower everyday: At least once (twice on a gym day)
— Do you think you’ve been in love: Absolutely.
— Want to go to college: Already did – and would like to again.
— Like(d) high school: Not until my senior year.. was a little geek till then (and probably still am).
— Want to get married: Undecided. Not a priority of mine and if I do I only want to do it once and only for the right reasons (i.e. not cuz someone else things I should).
— Believe in yourself: DEFINITELY… I waver and need reassurance from time to time like everyone else but thats normal.
— Think you’re attractive: Deep down – yes.. But tend to be very insecure about it…
— Think you’re a health freak: No.. Wish I was
— Get along with your parent(s): Absolutely.. I’ve got the best parents anyone could ask for .. I’m VERY lucky..
— Like thunderstorms: FUCKIN LOVE ‘EM.. One of Gods most spectacular creations… 🙂
— Play an instrument: Many… Primary is Clarinet but I also play Sax (all types), Flute, Trombone, a little piano, a little string bass, and a little of some others.


In the past month…

— Drank alcohol: Yup
— Smoked: Yup
— Done a drug: Nope
— Made Out: Yup
— Gone on a date: Yup
— Gone to the mall?: yup.. Little mall therapy on tuesday at lunch. Dropped a lot of money but bought some FIERCE shirts 😉
— Eaten an entire box of Oreos?: Nope
— Eaten sushi: Probably at least once over the last 30 days – I don’t remember
— Been on stage: Nope.. Unless the blog counts
— Been dumped: nope
— Gone skating: nope
— Made homemade cookies: nope! :(:(:(:(
— Gone skinny dipping: Nope.. Never done that.. except in a hot tub! 🙂
— Dyed your hair: Nope..
— Stolen anything: Nope.. not even music! (ya hear that Steve? :))
— You sound boring: Huh?



— Played a game that required removal of clothing: Don’t think so..
— If so, was it mixed company:
— Been trashed or extremely intoxicated: From time to time though there are VERY few people who have seen me that way twice.
— Been caught “doing something”: Yup.
— Been called a tease: That too.
— Gotten beaten up: Once.. When I was a freshman in High School.. (See geek comment above)
— Shoplifted: Nahhh… To much of a scardey cat when I was a kid – and it seems lame and stupid now
— Changed who you were to fit in: Oh sure… Most everyone does – even the people who claim they don’t..


— Age you hope to be married: Don’t care.
— Numbers and Names of Children: None so far… got names in my head but I’ll keep those to myself! :):)
— Describe your Dream Wedding: One surrounded by the most important people in my life.
— How do you want to die: Without having planned my death! 😉
— Where you want to go to college: Heidelberg
— What do you want to be when you grow up: I never want to grow up

In a guy/girl..

— Best eye color? Ones that light up when he smiles.
— Best hair color? Hmmm… Salt and Pepper is nice..
— Short or long hair: Short.. Not a big fan off guys with long hair
— Height: Round my height..
— Best weight: Health – weight depends on the guy
— Best articles of clothing: Hmmm … Shots and sandals and a sleeveless shirt is always nice
— Best first date location: An outdoor restaurant followed by a walk in the summer evening. (Stole this from madame fab but I like it)
— Best first kiss location: On the doorstep (stole this too – man – we like the same things


— Number of drugs taken illegally: I plead the fifth.. 😉
— Number of people I could trust with my life: not counting my family – 3 or 4 with kevin topping the list
— Number of CDs that I own: Hundreds… don’t count ’em..
— Number of piercings: None
— Number of tattoos: None. Still looking for something good – looking for an Ancient european symbol of some sort – just haven’t decided
— Number of times my name has appeared in the newspaper?: I have no idea- probably all associated with marching band in high school.
— Number of scars on my body: a handful.. all from being a clumsey child.. (ask our irish setter – I really pissed him off one night saying good night)..
— Number of things in my past that I regret: A handful…

4 Comments to More Pete Stuff

June 6, 2003

It has been my experience that sandals, shorts and a sleeveless shirt are the gay man’s de rigeur summer apparel! 😛

Pete Steinauer
June 6, 2003

LOL… that might be true… probably cuz on the right man it looks DAMN HOT! 😉

June 6, 2003

Memes wouldn’t be memes if they weren’t stolen 😉 Okay, maybe they would, but eh… that would be boring as hell!

On an unrelated note, I love your pictures.

Pete Steinauer
June 6, 2003

thx… just a smattering of my bestest buds… doesn’t hurt that they’re all dressed in bright colors – kinda grabs your focus huh! ;). :):)