Sunday, December 25, 2005

The Sevens Meme

Here are my answers to the Sevens Meme that we were tagged for by both It's Morning Somewhere (oldwhitelady) and Living the Scientific Life (grrlscientist). These are my answers and may or may not reflect the pirate's sevens.

Seven Things To Do Before I Die

1. Live well and joyously
2. See a mountain lion, an owl, a bear, and the northern lights
3. Write a really great poem
4. Take a cross-country car-trip with dpr
5. High altitude hike in the Cascades
6. Contribute in some way to making the world a better place
7. Make sure that everyone I love knows that I love them.

Seven things I can not do

1. Hurt an innocent living thing intentionally
2. Forgive George Bush for being so stupid
3. Believe in a personal God
4. Get into an airplane
5. Vote for a conservative
6. Let a lie go unchallenged
7. Watch something suffer

Seven things that attract me to... blogging

1. Having a place to post pictures and ideas
2. Reading comments from people who astonish and amaze me with their insights
3. Learning about the world through other people's eyes
4. Having friends without all the messiness of actually knowing people
5. Exercising my freedom of speech
6. Being, for the most part, anonymous
7. Knowing that we are not alone with our perceptions of reality

Seven things I say most often (warning I curse like a sailor!)

1. What the fuck?
2. Why are we driving behind this asshole?
3. Isn't that sky un-fucking-believable?
4. Are these people idiots, or what?
5. Wow, that bird is great.
6. Am I going crazy, or is this really happening?
7. I have fucking had it.

Seven Books I love

1. Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels
2. Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
3. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
4. Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver
5. Celestial Navigation by Anne Tyler
6. The Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
7. The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac

Seven Movies that I watch over and over (I've changed this to my 7 favorite actors and 7 favorite actresses (and all the movies they were in)

1. Cary Grant
2. Gregory Peck
3. Humphrey Bogart
4. William Holden
5. Robert Mitchum
6. Burt Lancaster
7. Marlon Brando

1. Katharine Hepburn
2. Barbara Stanwyck
3. Ingrid Bergman
4. Joan Fontaine
5. Bette Davis
6. Greer Garson
7. Olivia DeHavilland

The films that I love to watch over and over, but that don't have those actors or actresses: The Princess Bride, The Graduate, Midnight Cowboy, When Harry Met Sally, All the President's Men, Chinatown, The Way We Were

Seven People I will Spare this Meme:
You know who you are.

Bonus Hanukkah Hawk which returned to brighten this first day of Hanukkah!
(Click on to see the gleam in his eyes!)

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