10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Albert

posted May 11, 2011  |  by Al  |  4 Comments
1. English is my second language.
2. Once a year, I make the world’s best oliebollen. Seriously.
3. I was robbed at gunpoint in a dark alley in Michigan in 1974.
4. They got away with my wallet and 2 dollars.
5. I once smuggled guns and a puppy across the US border.
6. That’s completely unrelated to number 3.
7. I gave up golf in seventh grade after Norman Collins fractured my skull and blinded my left eye with a 9-iron.
8. After regaining consciousness, I gave up on Norman too. With friends like that…
9. The only time I didn’t have to spell my name was at the Hertz counter in Amsterdam.
10. That’s right, they got the double “A” single “S” thing in one go.
Al's report card in 1961. 
1962 was a better year. 




Geof Harries  -  May 12 at 3:23 pm

Best of the series.

Douma  -  May 13 at 8:33 am

Guns AND a puppy?! You mad man!

Agreed Geof - Al may have been an average student but who knew he had that gangster in him!!


Neil  -  May 13 at 10:00 am

*** Idea for an encore:
10 things we don’t know about Norman Collins…


Eleanor  -  May 16 at 10:34 am

Very exciting facts! Would this post count as evidence against you?

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