If there is such a thing as a 'real' post from La Casa du Irrelephant, I guess I should add, so anyway today was les Miserables the occurance and not the book because the network was as frail as a 107 year old Parkinson's patient, so things were, at times, strained. And at times utterly fun, but that was only because Vulgar Wizard and I were tossing paperclips and binder clips at each other across the office.
Refusing to work.
And saying "firnk" a lot.
So anyway, The Meme of Sevens.
- 7 Things To Do Before I Die:
- Not die.
- Tour Germany speaking like a native.
- Do the things I do BETTER
- Be thought of as a good man
- Be published, or at least known in the literary world
- Paint a canvas that I genuinely love
- Read everything I can get my hands on
- Roller skate. I have the natural grace of a dead gazelle
- Hear "Amazing Grace" on the bagpipes without crying
- Talk to my father again
- Catch a big bass
- Stop worrying
- Say "no" to a sincere person
- Work on a computer network. Gah. IT. Gah.
- They're not part of the crowd
- Humour, the stranger the better
- Intelligence, the higher the better
- An acceptance of the need for silences as well as talk
- Wisdom, or much experience
- A willingness to trust deeply
- Not being afraid to touch someone else
- "I hate riding motorcycles."
- "I'm going to shave off my beard again."
- "I hate you." At least to someone's face. *grin*
- "Honestly officer? Yup, I was speeding my ass off and I'm VERY surprised you caught me."
- "Yes lad, you can date my daughter."
- "No, I've stopped eating fudge."
- "Yes, I'll start working retail again. At Christmas time. Selling toys. For a giraffe."
- Cruelty of any kind, especially to animals
- Blind anger, even though I am a victim of it myself sometimes
- Roaches--ick, crawly scuttling dang things
- Waste, be it of a person, a meal, or a tree
- People who don't know when to stop talking
- Religious zealots
- Armour, John Steakley
- Blade Runner, or, Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep, Phillip K. Dick
- Dune, Frank Herbert
- Time Enough For Love, Robert A. Heinlein
- The Sherlock Holmes canon, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury
- The Nero Wolfe series, Rex Stout
- Batman (the Michael Keaton one)
- Blade Runner
- The Matrix
- Bridge On The River Kwai
- Night Of The Living Dead (the original)
- Young Frankenstein ('Cos I....ain't got no boooo...dy)
Well, I hope that's enough for you, because formatting all that in proper nested lists was enough for me.