Saturday, January 7, 2006


Thanks to Nancy Cohen who in turn has Bonnie Vanak to thank, I've been tagged for a Seven Things meme. I bloody hate chain letters, so I'm only tagging the Ditzy Chix who blog and a diehard Bombshell fan. Should they choose to accept the assignment of tagging the actual seven people they're actually supposed to tag...

Seven Things to Do Before I Die:

1) Tour all the countries my book SHADOW LINES takes place in
2) Visit New Zealand
3) Visit Scotland
4) Take the Orient Express
5) Visit Australia
6) See Nova Scotia again
7) Travel through the wine country of California

Seven Things I Hate [in place of the Seven Things That Attracted Me to My Spouse/SO since I'm footless and fancy free!]:

1) Chain letters
2) Blog memes
3) Hurricanes
4) The sound of generators at night following a hurricane
5) Standing in long lines for gasoline after a hurricane
6) Grocery stores wiped clean of fresh and frozen foods after a hurricane
7) Never-ending hurricane season

Seven Things I Cannot Do:

1. Sing
2. Stop being anal
3. Be a wallflower
4. Stop being a workaholic
5. Be neat [long live clutter!]
6. Stop reading
7. Stop watching movies

Seven Things I Say (Or Write) Most Often:

1. Gut him/her with a rusty spoon and feed his/her innards to a crow [my fav expression]
2. Have a good one.
3. Good morning, Maddie! [my dog]
4. Want to go for a walk, Maddie?
5. Please eat your dog food, Maddie.
6. Let's cuddle, Maddie.
7. Time to go to bed, Maddie.

Seven Books or Series That I Love:

1. Anything Nora Roberts, but if forced to pick one, True Betrayals
2. Tami Hoag's Cry Wolf
3. Anything Julie Garwood, but if forced to pick one, Saving Grace
4. Anything Jayne Ann Krentz, but if forced to pick one, Sharp Edges
5. J.K. Rowling's Goblet of Fire
6. Linda Howard's Mr. Perfect
7. Amanda Quick's Desire [yeah, I know this is Jayne Ann Krentz but she gets to have another pick since she writes historicals as well]

Seven Movies I Would Watch Over and Over Again:

1. The Mummy
2. National Treasure
3. Star Wars I-III
4. Indiana Jones I and III
5. Everything Harry Potter
6. While You Were Sleeping
7. Lord of the Rings I-III

Seven People I Want to Join In (Be Tagged):

1. Roxann Delaney:
2. Bron Jameson:
3. Karmela Johnson:
4. left blank to protect the innocent
5. left blank to protect the unsuspecting
6. left blank to save my sanity
7. left blank so I can go to bed and nurse the flu bug I have

:) Carol Stephenson


Karmela said...

Thanks for the tag Carol!

Roxann Delaney said...

I'll get you for this, my pretty! *grin*