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I'm finally getting around to this

1: Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, find line 4. Write down what it says:

"happy, and began to cry too. The girls ran out, exclaiming" (E.M.Forster, Maurice)

2: Stretch your left arm out as far as you can. What do you touch first?

My printer.

3: What is the last thing you watched on TV?

Condy Rice testifying at the 9/11 hearings.

4: WITHOUT LOOKING, guess what the time is:

9:02am.

5: Now look at the clock, what is the actual time?:

8:52am.

6: With the exception of the computer, what can you hear?:

Random noises outside.

7: When did you last step outside? About twenty minutes ago. What were you doing?:

Putting my plants out in the sun (two Swedish Ivy, two Spider Plants).

8: Before you came to this website, what did you look at?:

This was the first.

9: What are you wearing?:

Burgundy pullover over yellow t-shirt, grey sweatpants, Birkenstocks (in other words, my pyjamas, except for the shoes).

10: Did you dream last night?:

Yes.

11: When did you last laugh?:

Last evening when Oldest Kids and Oldest Son's gf came over for dinner. Caleb is teh funneh.

12: What is on the walls of the room you are in?: Pink paint, a picture collage of my kids, a photo of Rodman's Hollow during shadblow (when the shad bushes bloom), two Pysanki eggs hanging from the thermostat that mr_t00by made in school.

13: Seen anything weird lately?:

Not really, which is weird in itself.

14(a): What book are you currently reading?:

Finishing up The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk but having trouble keeping my mitts off Maurice

</b>14(b): What is the last book you finished?:</b>

The Belgariad, Volume 2, omnibus edition.

15: What is the last film you saw?:

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

16: If you became a multi-millionaire overnight, what would you buy first?: An iBook or something similarly Mac-y(shut up, patchfire), then a house.

17: Tell me something about you that I don't know:

Bobby Kennedy was killed on my 7th birthday.

18: If you could change one thing about the world, regardless of guilt or politics, what would you do?:

Bobby Kennedy would never have been killed (see last question). The whole world would be different.

19: Do you like to dance?:

Sometimes, but I haven't recently.

20: What is the last thing you ate or drank?

Coffee.

21(a): Imagine your first child is a girl, what do you call her?:

Well, it's already happened, so...Mary. If I had another girl, she'd be Niamh, or Ceilidh. I think. Or maybe Ruth. I've always loved the old fashioned names: Ruth, Alice, Martha, er. Mary.

21(b): Imagine your first child is a boy, what do you call him?:
That's easy, too. My first boy was Caleb. *g* I'd name a new boy Aidan or Conor.

22: Would you ever consider living abroad?:

I want to. I hope to someday.
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