about ron putzi

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QUICK FACTS – RONALD A. PUTZI

QUick facts
Phone
778 996 3539
Email
ronputzi@gmail.com
Twitter
@ronputzi
Instagram
@ronaldputzi
Address
Vancouver, Canada
Born
August 30, 1970 – Vancouver, BC  (St. Vincent’s Hospital) –  High IQ Ward
Raised
Richmond, BC, Canada (Blundell & #2 Rd) – Two meters below sea level
Height
6’6” (196cm)
Wingspan
6’10″ (208cm)
Weight
205lbs (94kg)
Siblings
None  (Sister Susan d. Sept 1994 / Brother John d. 1965)
Foot Size
USA 13 (Euro 47)
Guitar
Taylor 114ce
Zodiac
Virgo
Scars
Right arm – severely scarred – pot of scalding coffee poured on me when I was 7 yrs old – Eaton’s Grand Opening, Vancouver.
Education
Margreth Putzi’s (Fry) Daycare – Home to my 1st, 2nd, and 3rd well-deserved wooden spoon spankings
Thomas Kidd Elementary – 6 months
Donald E. McKay Elementary – Mustangs
J.N. Burnett Jr. Secondary – Breakers
Richmond High – Super Colts
New Mexico State University – Aggies
Ron putzi:  enunciation
Ron
(Don)
Most People (95%)
Ronald
(Donald)
Bill Disbrow, Jason Pamer, Doug Beers & Mike Murphy
Ronnie
(Donny)
Val Jerome (Little Ronnie) and Larry Blaschuck
Du Rhone
(Do Bone)
Mama
Pooter
(Scooter)
Melanie Dekker, Ted Byrne, Graeme Lindsay
Putz
(Klutz)
Close Friends
Puts
(Puts)
Close Friends
Putzi
(Footsie)
Most people – It’s the correct enunciation
Pooot-zay
(Poooh-t'say)
Americans
Poooots
(Poooh'ts)
Americans – Mark Acre, Anthony “Jr” Ireland & Chris Hickman
Poojinski
(Lewinsky)
Wilfred Fry
Pronunciation vs. Enunciation
– Pronunciation is a general term for the way a word is spoken. Enunciation is pronouncing a word clearly.
– To reduce your accent, change your pronunciation. Make your speech clearer by enunciating better.
Favourite Foods
– Swiss crepes -- mit t’zimmit und zucker (cinnamon & sugar) – rolled - aka "Tatch"
– Fruits & vegetables -- steamed and raw
– Spicy foods -- specifically curry
– All New Mexican cuisine (spicy) -- specifically Chopes in La Mesa, NM, USA
– Omelets (extra cheese) - with stinky Euro (or St. Aguire) cheese.
– Bündner Hoernli & Haerdoepfel -- Macaroni with onions, bacon, and potatoes
– Alp Cheese -- Bundner Swiss farmer’s cheese
– Nuts -- unsalted all-natural mixed
– Fondu & raclette - with Kirsch and close friends
– Risotto in Morcote: Ticino, Switzerland
– Ministrone soup -- All
Favourite Drinks
– BC water. Cool and fresh
– Fruit smoothies 
– Coffee & tea – Nestlé capsules w/ milk.  Most teas, yet, no green teas
– Cappuccino chiaro with a brioche – In Lugano & Paradiso, TI
– Beer: IPA's (Fuller IPA's)  & Collinbrew (Hicks)
– Red wine. All (The Prisoner)
– White wine. Chilled Chardonay... Love.
– Coconut juice – When sipped directly from a coconut.
– Port wine. Will make time for fine port wine
– Scotch. With my closest friends
Favourite sweets
– Dark chocolate with caramel – Always
– Bark Thins (Costco)
– Turtles – At Christmas
– Tiramisu  – Homemade
– Toffifee
– Totenbeinli (Swiss Dead Bones) – Homemade
Favourite Comedians
– Craig Ferguson
– Andy Richter
– Steve Harvey
– Vince Vaughn
Favourite Musical (Easily): Highly Recommend
– Les Miserables – The 25th Anniversary Edition (Favourite)
– O2, London, England
– Encore –  London’s four Jean Valjeans Youtube:  (Bring Him Home)
Recreational activities in vancouver, canada
The Grouse Grind – Excellent
– Single best free workout experience in Vancouver
– 6am Starts. Headlamps, Spikes, Cool Air, Friends
– Time: 40 – 60 minutes  / $15 tram ride down (Annual pass:  $130)
Snowshoeing Cypress – Free (Borrow my snowshoes – 4 sets)
– Well-marked trails with free parking
– I’m ready to ‘shoe’ with you anytime
Bikrams Yoga 101 (Cambie & 12th Ave.) 
– Difficult
– Feel 15 years younger
– 1 hour or 90 minutes
Favourite Magazine
The Economist – The world’s best weekly business magazine.
– Outstanding source for global news and opinions
– No authors - try audio version available
– Best political editorial cartoons


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