Heart Of Darkness tagged me with this list of seven things. Since I got tagged twice this week (I feel so special), I decided I would do the first one today. Wow, this one was hard. I smell smoke and I think it’s coming from my head. One may be the loneliest number you will ever do, but seven is easily the hardest. It’s even harder than the number two (with my apologies to Three Dog Night)…
Seven things you plan to do before you die:
one) Make funeral arrangements – Mark my words, I WILL be buried in cargo shorts and my Smokey and the Bandit t-shirt!
two) Visit Graceland
three) Compete in a BBQ competition
four) Be right…just once
five) Attend a World Series game
six) Move to New England
seven) Retire…I hope.
Seven things you can do:
one) Tick out loud
two) Close both nostrils at the same time without passing out.
three) Quote endlessly from Saturday Night Live
four) Annoy my coworkers
five) Cook a mean Kraft Macaroni and Cheese
six) Make some people laugh
seven) Apparently count to seven
Seven things you can't do:
one) Tell the difference between black dress pants and dark blue dress pants. Fortunately, female coworker let’s me know after I show up to work.
two) Sit at work for more than 8 minutes without needing to get up and go talk to someone. Would that be ADD or boredom?
three) Go more than 60 minutes without checking my email
four) Eat green vegetables without having the gagging reflex
five) Have an MRI – imagine the metal in me and the magnets of the MRI…
six) Be serious
seven) Iron pants!!
Seven things that attract you to the opposite sex:
one) Sense of humor
three) Sense of humor
five) Sense of humor
six) Kindness and thoughtfulness…are those the same thing?
seven) Likes lobster…so what….go ahead, call me superficial!!
Seven things you say most:
one) It made me giggle like a 12 year old schoolgirl
two) Woo Ho
three) Holy Moley
four) Really, I was supposed to be to work at 8:30? I thought you said 9.
five) The twins did it
six) Does that come with French fries?
seven) What would Elvis do in this situation?
Seven celebrity crushes:
one) Julie Bowen
two) Sara Evans
three) Tina Fey
four) Jenna Fischer
five) Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland
six) Giada DeLaurentis from the Food Network
seven) Mary Tyler Moore (from her Dick Van Dkye show days)
Seven songs that I can't get out of my head:
one) Ain’t That A Kick In The Head
two) Midnight Train to Georgia (Woo Woo)
four) Can’t Touch This – please in the name of all this is Holy, don’t ask me why
five) Redneck Yacht Club
six) Pennies From Heaven – Louis Prima’s version
seven) He Stopped Loving Her Today – best country song ever written
Seven things you do in the middle of the night, although you shouldn't:
one) Toss and turn
two) Stare at the alarm clock
three) Tap my finger to my heart valve’s ticks
four) Cuss at my alarm clock
five) Develop my next day’s post in my head
six) Sing to myself
seven) Set my alarm clock back an extra hour
Seven things I'd bring to a deserted island:
one) Music, I think Jimmy Buffett would be appropriate
two) A fine selection of beef, cheese and other meat products
three) The entire collection of Dave Barry’s writing
four) Satellite TV
five) Cell phone, so I could delight in gleefully tossing it into the ocean
six) A Hammock
seven) Gilligan’s Island DVDs – not for entertainment, for survival tips.
Seven shows on TV you follow:
one) The Office
two) 30 Rock
three) The Simpsons
four) Inside NASCAR
five) Deadliest Catch
six) According to Jim
seven) Studio 60, even though it’s about to be cancelled.
Seven reason why the world is better off you don't carry a gun:
one) Bad Aim
two) I get cranky when I’m thirsty
three) I get cranky when I’m hot
four) I get cranky when I’m hungry
five) I get easily annoyed at work
six) I’d probably accidentally shoot myself
seven) I’d eventually drop it in a crowd at the most inopportune time
Seven things I can't do without:
four) Melted Cheese
seven) Oxygen, seriously. None of us can, right?
Seven things that make life worth living (a little longer):
one) Good friends/family
two) My twins
three) The beach
four) The end of the work day
five) Beautiful weather
six) Lobster drenched in butter
seven) The hope that one day a photographer will catch Oprah falling off a sidewalk or something
Seven things I used to do when I was young/er but no longer do:
one) Sleep well
two) Want to get a job
three) Get nosebleeds
four) Eat my vegetables. Of course then it was by force. Hey, that rhymed…
five) Bite my nails
six) Ride a bike
seven) Looked forward to growing up
Seven things that make it hard for people to like me:
one) My never being serious
two) My rugged good looks and great grin…I’m kidding. See, I told you I could never be serious!
three) I can be very sarcastic
four) My obsession with eating lobster
five) I’m eternally optimistic
six) I have to be heard
seven) I like to pick the restaurant
Seven stages you've gone through in your life:
one) Wide-eyed kid
two) Self-doubting teenager
three) Excited student
four) Getting out into the ‘real’ world
five) Living with responsibility
six) Becoming a father
seven) Everything surrounding my surgery – Are any of these actually stages?? Let’s hope so or I’m still at stage one.
Seven people you want to take this quiz:
Hopefully everyone that reads it, but don't blame me if you run out of answers...