Thursday, January 29, 2009

Dr. Pepper Obsession

One of my findings of living in Texas is that everyone LOVES Dr. Pepper. Like so much so that its the only Soda they will drink, well next to Coca-Cola. If a restaurant doesn't have Dr. Pepper and only Pepsi products its not good. I find it amusing. So the other day at lunch my co-workers and I had the Dr. Pepper discussion. Some of them like Diet Dr. Pepper and some like regular Dr. Pepper. Here are some fun facts:
  • It was invented in Waco, TX (on a side not whenever I think of Waco, TX, I automatically think of David Koresh and the cult. I always think of it as Wacko instead of Waco)
  • Corporate office is in Plano, TX
  • You're supposed to have one at 10, 2, and 4
  • You can make "Hot Dr. Pepper" which is warmed up Dr. Pepper with a lemon slice.
  • It doesn't contain prune juice (so if you feel regular after drinking Dr. Pepper its probably another reason)
  • The contents are certified Kosher

Just some fun facts about Dr. Pepper.

BTW I don't really drink Soda and when I do I usually have Diet Coke or Sprite. Its b/c caffene gives me migraines. I usually have 1 Soda a week.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

I'm new to blogging but I love reading others' blogs. I'm not a writer. Infact growing up I hated writing. I guess I always thought it was too personal. But I figure what the heck have some fun with it. So here goes nothing.....
I called my blog Up Rooted because I moved a lot as a child like 10 times and I recently moved to Texas. So Up Rooted is the name.

When you move some place new you learn new things like:
People in Texas don't understand what merge means. I do because I got in trouble in drivers ed for just following the road and not signaling and not looking to see if there were any other cars. Here in Texas the people that are merging think that the people already in the lane have to make room for you and they should slow down. Not the case. I even had one lady driving right next to me looking at me like I was in her lane. She was almost driving off the road. So I might have a bit of roadrage.
Anyway hope you enjoy!