Seven Things


Hey, Sarcomical! Remember when you tagged me with this meme in 1989? Oh, you forgot? Yeah, I kind of forgot, too. Until TODAY, my friend.

Seven Things To Do Before I Die:
1. Spend at least one month in Italy.
2. Live closer to my family.
3. Be a loving, funny and “in-touch” mother.
4. Paint.
5. Be an excellent cook.
6. Host dinner parties with all sorts of interesting guests.
7. Tell my grandchildren stories that completely captivate their attention.

Seven Things I Cannot Do:
1. Get on a plane without touching the outside of it while boarding.
2. Sleep late.
3. Drive leisurely.
4. Watch television for more than 12 minutes at a time.
5. Stay away from the internet for more than 2 hours at a time.
6. Talk on the phone without pacing the house.
7. Surf. And I live 5 minutes from the ocean. Gah!

Seven Things That Attract Me to Blogging:
1. Keeping an online account of my life experiences. Bonus if people find it entertaining.
2. Meeting Friendternets (© Sarcomical).
3. It’s a great way to clear my jumbled thoughts.
4. This.
5. And That.
6. And That.
7. And That.

Seven Things I Say Most Often:
1. Gaawwwddddd (while exhaling loudly and rolling eyes).
2. I don’t feel well (thanks Dad for the reminder).
3. You rock!
4. I’m freezing.
5. I’m hungry.
6. This sucks donkey balls.
7. I can’t believe (insert random fact).

Seven Books I Love:
1. The Pregnancy Journal – Christine Harris
2. The Witching Hour – Anne Rice
3. Cry to Heaven – Anne Rice
4. The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
4. The Baby Name Wizard – Laura Wattenberg
5. 501 Italian Verbs – John Colaneri
6. Do periodicals count?
7. Who do you think I am? Jurgen Nation? Shit.

Seven Movies/DVDs That I Watch Over and Over Again:
1. Dream For An Insomniac
2. Cinema Paradiso
3. Secretary
4. The Royal Tenenbaums
5. Down With Love
6. Sex and the City (except season 5…boooring)
7. Like Water For Chocolate

Seven People I Want To Join In (unless you’ve already done it, in which I apologize profusely for not paying attention to your fabulous entries):
1. Shana
2. Kris
3. Stacy
4. Alicat
5. Sizzle
6. Molly
7. Nabbalicious



  1. oh my. i think i like you even more now.

    …is that possible?

  2. Oooh, I love The Pregnancy Journal. I am totally buying that as soon as I get knocked up. Also love The Time Traveler’s Wife.

  3. I love Time Traveler’s Wife. And The Royal Tenenbaums. And Secretary.

    Like Water for Chocolate? I can’t believe I found someone else who loves this! I even listened to the book on CD on a cross-country road trip. Love it!!!

  4. i looove like water for chocolate, but somehow i managed to lose my dvd during a move. i miss watching it. :(

  5. All right! I’m working on it! Woot!

  6. okay, after like 7 hours i completed my lame list. thanks, thanks allot. the pressure….

  7. Am tagged! And working on it!!

  8. HOLLA!


    good thing i read buns’ yesterday and already started it! ha ha!

    :) s

  10. Number 2 on 7 things to do before I die-live closer to my family. No one wants that more than me! Hurry and go to Italy so it will move to NUMBER 1.

  11. Jurgen Nation says:

    HOORAY!!! I’m working on it now!

  12. reluctant housewife says:

    I LOVE the baby name wizard! Best baby names book by far!

    The Boy’s name was in the book, and the brother and sister names were all the other backup names we had.

    Nice job on the meme.