Five Facts Tag
got tagged by nyxweaver to do the Five Facts thing.
* i have a tattoo on my left arm that says “Per Aspera Ad Astra” under a symbol. the phrase means “Through Hardship to the Stars” and the symbol represents the two basic states of hydrogen. it was first etched on the top of a golden record which was fastened to the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 satellites, should an intelligent civilization fin it adrift in interstellar space. the symbol is there to indicate to such a civilization that human beings have an understanding of basic atomic science.
* i play Magic the Gathering avidly, my favorite formats are EDH, Draft and Standard in that order. my local gaming stores are Red Nails 2 in the west end of Toronto and facetofacegames Toronto in the east end.
* i occasionally write fiction, but have taken a break from writing fiction in order to find my voice and clear my head.
* i suffer from depression, and have frequent mood swings vacillating between elation and suicidal tendency.
* i am a sports enthusiast, particularly baseball, a sport that often illicits a very real physical and chemical reaction from me. baseball often helps my depression, which tends to spike during summer months.