25 Things About Bear

1. When I was growing up my favorite book was called “Little Bear”. I read it so much my dad started calling me Little Bear. Everyone I know calls me Bear. My real name is Zeth. But my grandmother called me Fred up to the day she died.

2. My family is my greatest blessing. Two amazing daughters and one amazing and beautiful wife….I’m a pretty lucky dude!temp-post-image

3. Having 2 girls also means I sometimes have to carry baby dolls and get pedicures. I’m comfortable with it.

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4. Wifey calls me “babe”. I call her “wifey”. It’s weird when we use each other’s real names.

5. I’ve had 5 knee surgeries. Yeah they hurt sometimes.

6. When we were moving last, I failed to tie down my daughter’s playhouse in the back of the pickup. It ended up in a million pieces on the side of the road. I promised to build them a better one with stairs.

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7. I am the youngest child in a family of 6.

8. I quit drinking alcohol 4 years ago in Las Vegas (1/6/2013) and switched to coffee. I now consume enough coffee to kill a small horse. It doesn’t matter what kind or where it’s from.temp-post-image

9. Ice Cream is one of the many proofs that God loves us! It also doesn’t matter what kind or where it’s from.

10. I believe in God. I believe in Jesus. I believe in the Holy Spirit.

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11. My music collection varies across all genres, across all decades. Music is awesome. Favorite bands of all time are Social Distortion and Bad Religion. But there’s always room for some Waylon Jennings and Tupac.

12. Did I mention I drink LOTS of coffee?

13. I think we are all broken people and we all have issues. It’s a shame we all feel the need to put up a fake persona in fear of being judged…And are so quick to judge others.

14. I only have 2 tattoos. They’re just really big.

15. I’m really not a big fan of wearing socks. Unless I’m working out I usually don’t wear them.

16. I was about 40lbs heavier when we got married than I am today.

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17. Mexican food. All Day. Everyday.

18. I have a hard time finishing books. Once an author lays out the premise of the book I have a hard time reading the finer details of each point. I’m a big picture guy.

19. I don’t believe in coincidences. I believe God orchestrates certain things to fit together just perfectly to get our attention and implement His will.

20. I used to have an afro.temp-post-image

21. I was born on the same day as my oldest brother. He’s 4 years older than me to the day.

22. On the day of my wedding, my groomsmen stole all my boxers out of my suitcase. I left for our honeymoon with the 1 pair I was wearing. Who needs underwear on your honeymoon anyways, right?

23. I’ve never been to Yosemite…Even though it’s only an hour and a half away.

24. I recently read a book that changed the way I look at life (yes I finished it). It’s called Chase the Lion. The premise of the book: Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death. Run to the roar. Set God-sized goals, pursue God-given passions and go after a dream that is destined to fail without divine intervention.

25. I was allergic to eggs for the first 30 years of my life (no omlets, cakes, cookies, etc.). Only within the last few years have I been able to eat them without having a reaction.