Tuesday, December 20, 2005

The Meme of Sevens

I was having a totally unproductive day and just starting to feel guilty about it when I saw this on Robin D. Owens's blog. So here goes (note: lists are not all-inclusive, but just the first things that came to mind):

7 Things to Do Before I Die:
- see a whooping crane in the wild
- take Chris to Scotland
- visit India
- see Karl Rove in jail
- attend the Delta Blues Festival
- learn another language (this week it's Gaelic)
- grow old

7 Things I Cannot Do:
- play the drum solo from "Wipeout"
- eat veal
- bungee jump
- understand general relativity without having it explained to me at least once a year
- drink gin
- stand still while brushing my teeth
- tolerate crowds for long periods of time

7 things that attract me to people:
- sense of humor
- kind eyes
- creativity
- sense of humor
- intelligence
- open-mindedness
- did I mention sense of humor?

Instead of 7 Things I Say Most Often (the majority of which can't be printed on a family blog), I'm taking the liberty of changing it to 7 Things I Would Never Say:
- "My favorite reality show is..."
- "Those poor Yankees."
- "Tell me more about the consistency of your baby's diaper contents."
- "Why yes, I'd LOVE to go to the mall!"
- "That's too much ice cream."
- "President Bush really understands the problems of working Americans."
- "Make mine decaf."

7 Books or Series I Love:
- The Time Quartet (series) by Madeleine L'Engle
- Final Dance (Luna series) by Christie Golden
- The Dark Tower (series) by Stephen King
- The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
- Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
- Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
- anything by me

7 Movies I can watch over and over:
- Groundhog Day
- Pleasantville
- A Christmas Story
- Miracle on 34th Street
- Lord of the Rings trilogy
- Adaptation
- Saved!

7 people I want to join in (no pressure, and feel free to change/add your own questions):
- Rob
- Sharon
- Andrew
- PC Cast
- Greg
- Mark
- Allen
- Anyone else who wants to--just link back, please!


"tolerate crowds for long periods of time"

Me either.

I'll try to meme up this week...

Posted by: Blogger Sharon GR at 12/21/2005 3:27 PM

Looking forward to it, Sharon.

Hey, I just figured out the origin of the word "meme."

It's "me" and "me" put together--as in, let "me" talk about "me"!

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 12/21/2005 4:23 PM

Done, and then some!

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 12/23/2005 6:10 PM

Better late than never:

Posted by: Blogger Sharon GR at 12/28/2005 10:02 PM

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