Monday, September 15, 2008

zombie haiku

I've been tagged by Laurel to disclose six unspectacular things about myself. And here they are!

1. I have a mortgage I very much hope to pay off someday.

2. I have devoted hours of my life watching the Lord of the Rings movies largely because of Legolas. I have even considered reading the books, but understand Legolas is not that prominent a character. What can I say? Orlando Bloom makes a great long-haired blond elf, and that is unfortunately about it.

3. “supposing i dreamed this” is one of my favorite ee cummings poems.

4. Now that suicide has pushed David Foster Wallace to the foreground of my consciousness, I really want to read him. Like millions of other people probably. Except I probably will read him.

5. We just traded our used used Volvo (plus cash) for a new used Volvo. When I said to my husband that I would have prefered to shell out the money for something more exciting, he said “Sometimes I don’t understand you.” I’m sure this is playing out in countless used car lots.

6. I really do have more foreign policy experience than Sarah Palin.

Meme terms & conditions!
1. link the person who tagged you: Laurel
2. mention the rules on your blog: (these are them)
3. list 6 unspectacular things about you: (see above)
4. tag 6 other bloggers by linking them: Laura, Talia, Charmi, Andrew, Dave, Michi, John


Ralph weeping for the end of innocence. said...

Done, I found the least inspirational things possible :)

SarahJane said...

actually I'd like to add that I once used a lip plumper and it made my lips hurt, and turn all chappy red. stupid.

I'm coming over to read now , JOhn. thx for playing.

Sorlil said...

I'm always guaranteed a giggle when I drop by here!

Charmi said...

Legolas is worth your time.

Myself, I'm more of a Aragorn fan.

Laura said...

Ah, Legolas. I'm right there with you. But it's the used Volvos that made me laugh. I grew up with used Volvos - the boxy ones. yup. Good times.

Valerie Loveland said...

I always buy used cars.

I thought Orlando Bloom was hot when I saw him as an elf. When I saw him as a human, I wasn't very impressed.

SarahJane said...

i also figure Legolas was worth the time, up to now anyway. The attraction has been very revealing - to me. About me. And now about L, V, and C. I saw O.Bloom in other movies and was left untouched.
My sister is an Aragorn type, too. It's always worked out with us, man-wise. hee.

Andrew Shields said...

Thanks for thinking of me, Sarah, but I have to pass. The beginning of the semester and all.

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