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October 3rd, 2006

(no subject) @ 04:40 pm


From friendsafire....

1. Yourself:
Technical Wizard

2. Your boy/girlfriend/spouse:
Precious pearl

3. Your hair?
Long ponytail

4. Your mother?
Chesterfield cigarettes

5. Your father:
Big nose

6. Your Favorite Item:
60GB iPod

7. Your dream last night:
mopping floor

8. Your Favorite drink
Red Bull

9. Your Dream Car:
Honda Accord

10. The Room You Are In:
Home office

11. Your Ex:
not applicable

12. Your fear?
financial ruin

13. Where you want to be in 10 years?
successful novelist

14. Who you hung out with last night:
Beloved wife

15. What You're Not:
bleeding heart

16. Your Best Friend:
Wife Mary

17. Two of Your Wish List Items (one word each):
Computer, money

18. The Last Thing You Did:
made coffee

19. What You Are Wearing:
my usual

20. Your Favorite Weather:
Cool, dry

21. Your Favorite Book:
Yellow pages

22. The Last Thing You ate:
cinnamon toast

23. Your Life:
Looking up

24. Your Mood:
alert, happy

25. Your body:
Getting better

26. What are you thinking about right now:
NaNoWriMo novel

27. What are you doing at the moment:
Awaiting download

Download's done. Back to work...
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Date:October 7th, 2006 03:05 pm (UTC)


Is "60GB" *really* a word, John???!! ;-)
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Date:October 7th, 2006 04:21 pm (UTC)

Re: Hey!

It is if you're a nerd like me.
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Date:October 7th, 2006 04:32 pm (UTC)

Re: Hey!

lol! I don't think you're a nerd at all. You're too artistic and creative to be a nerd. "Eclectic" would be the word I'd use to describe you....and that's what I love about being your friend.
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Date:October 7th, 2006 05:28 pm (UTC)

Re: Hey!

Why thank you. I love being your friend, too.

I've been reading this book on and off called A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule The Future, by Dan Pink, who also wrote Free Agent Nation. He makes the case that we have progressed beyond the Industrial Age and the Information Age and are now in the Conceptual Age, where left-brain tasks (e.g. accounting, computer programming, etc.) are now being done by computers or people in Asia, and that the future in this country belongs to those who can think conceptually and artistically. You'd enjoy it. Anyway, the point is that I've felt for some time that right-brain thinking is important, and have tried to see things from a conceptual perspective. The person who got me thinking that way was Virginia Postrel, actually; a lot of Pink's ideas sound as though they've come from her writings (most notably The Substance of Style and The Future and Its Enemies, both of which are also highly recommended). Still, my left-brain capabilities still mark me as somewhat of a nerd...

Chief Jack's Galley

There's a place for people who laugh at nothing...