Seven-Things List

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Written on Wednesday, August 31, 2005 by Jessica

Seven Things I Want to Do Before I Die


  1. Lose eighty pounds. I'd settle for sixty-five.
  2. Publish something.
  3. Visit Bath and Steventon (places where Jane Austen spent time).
  4. Not care about money.
  5. Own a first-edition Pride and Prejudice. (Never gonna happen. Copies run from £25,000 to £70,000. A pristine set auctioned for £100,000 a few years ago.)
  6. Have a room in the house I can refer to as the library.
  7. Live on a river.

Seven Things I Can Do

  1. Remember obscure grammar rules.
  2. Knit scarves.
  3. Find stuff online.
  4. Manage finances.
  5. Read Pride and Prejudice over and over.
  6. Make the best peanut butter fudge.
  7. Write (tech writer by trade).

Seven Things I Can't Do
  1. Keep my glasses clean.
  2. Keep my house clean.
  3. Be happy.
  4. Fly a plane.
  5. Not care about money.
  6. Stay away from sweets.
  7. Understand how someone could describe Katrina as potentially "our equivalent of the Asian tsunami."

Seven Things That Attract Me to the Opposite Sex

I like a guy who is:
  1. Sweet.
  2. Clever.
  3. Courteous.
  4. A sucker for kids.
  5. Blue-eyed.
  6. Chivalrous.
  7. Handy.

Seven Things I Say Most Often
  1. Good grief.
  2. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
  3. Oh, please.
  4. Yeah, right. (The only case of a double positive that creates a negative meaning.)
  5. [I'm at a loss. Maybe my friends and family will have suggestions of what I say all the time.]

Seven Celebrity Crushes
  1. Mr. Darcy (real name: Colin Firth).
  2. Prince William
  3. Um, let's see...
  4. This is hard. I don't normally have crushes on celebrities.
  5. I still have a crush on my husband, though...
  6. ...despite is hazel eyes.
  7. Goran Visnjic, I guess.

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  1. Sherri |

    Thanks for playing the game! :)

     

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