Saturday, September 23, 2006

Only 5 days Left Until It's Over...

I had to get up at 7:30 today--what an ungodly hour!--to get out of the house by 8:30 (another ungodly hour), to go to a brunch in a whole other state by 10:00 a.m. Sooooo . . . here's something to contemplate in my absence:

You have 5 days left to live. Then it's all over--you're gone from Earth. What 5 things would you do before your life ends on ... Wednesday?


List your answers in the comments section please.


Blogger Nobody said...

Damn, that's too much for me to think about at 7:30 am on a Saturday. Besides, I should be outside building a shed, why are trying to distract me with this stuff?

Sep 23, 2006, 8:32:00 AM  
Blogger Teri said...

I would:

1. tell him i like him and ask for a kiss and some sex (is this TMI?)

2. I would hop on a flight to Italy and do a quick tour of the country

3. I would, obviously, quit my job (by phone)

4. I would tell those near and dear to me how much I love them.

5. I would go spend lots of money on lottery tickets, pray that I won and then give all the money to those I love.

wow, didn't think I had it in me for all that....thanks for the test, that was fun.

Sep 23, 2006, 8:39:00 AM  
Blogger Doctor Mom said...

1. Quit my job
2. Go to Italy with my children (and I'd probably see Teri there and say "hi")
3. Go to the pyramids and Hawaii with my children
4. Write a book (because I wouldn't sleep
5. Spend all the left over time with my children

Sep 23, 2006, 9:19:00 AM  
Anonymous Javajabber said...

I would:

1. Sky-diving. (I figure, if I'm going to die on Wednesday anyway, I've got nothing to lose.)

2. Eat lobster, steak, steamed clams, and chocolate walnut brownies with dark fudge frosting.

3. Spend an entire day in bed with my husband and maybe buy a toy or two just to try them out.

4. Spend the day with family and tell them how much I love them or loathe them.

5. Not sleep for the last 24 hours so that I can see the sunrise and sunset with my husband and a kaluha and cream in the jacuzzi.

Sep 23, 2006, 11:15:00 AM  
Anonymous jane said...

i would:

1. take a trip to France (sorry, zed) to see the eiffel tower and munch down crepes).

2. do a quick life review to see if there's anyone i need to straighten something out with--and make absolutely sure my kids and hubby know how much i love them.

3. skydive/fly a plane (ME fly the plane)/take a hot-air balloon ride/underwater dive

4. java's #2, but exchange the clams for filet mignon

5. finally go to Disneyworld Orlando--finally

Sep 23, 2006, 5:46:00 PM  
Anonymous Serra said...

1. Slap my ex's mom. Just once.

2. Go to my favorite restaurant and have the meal I always talk myself out of because it's really expensive.

3. Tell everyone important to me that I love them.

4. Go to London

5. Write down every I've wanted to warn my child about concerning her father, then leave it with my lawyer with instructions to give it to her when she turned 18.

Sep 23, 2006, 6:04:00 PM  
Blogger Zed said...

1. Make sure everyone who is important to me knows they are loved and make sure to see them one last time. Maybe throw a big party!

2. Go to DisneyWorld. I haven't been there either Jane. Waaaa.

3. See Venice and Murano, Italy, one last time. (Looks like almost everyone wants to go to Italy.)

4. Sit at the edge of the ocean and stare at the waves. (I have simple demands.)

5. Drive my Toyota Scion TC at 100 mph and not care if I get a ticket because I won't be here to pay it.

5a. Make sure my cats Frankie & Johnny are well provided for and happy.

Sep 23, 2006, 6:58:00 PM  
Anonymous Marzi said...

1. Hang-glide over the ocean and wave to my friends below.
2. Say goodbye to my favorite and most loved poeple. I like Zed's idea to hold a party--a big, loud, raucous party.
3. Dance, dance, and then dance some more.
4. Sing on the radio live!
5. Play piano for everyone I know at Carnegie Hall.

Sep 23, 2006, 7:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Zed said...

5b. Collect the Oscar and give my preplanned acceptance speech. :)

Sep 23, 2006, 7:42:00 PM  
Blogger Mel said...

I would

1. go see my parents in Virginia and while I was there I would buy a gun and corner my ex husband and pull the trigger. NO bullets but I want to scare him REAL bad.

2. quit my job

3. buy some jewelry I've always wanted and charge it all :)

4. spend as much time with the hubby as possible

5. find out a way to come back from the dead without being a zombie or something icky.

Sep 23, 2006, 8:01:00 PM  
Anonymous Zed said...

Mel, number 1 is a riot. :) Can I come watch?

Sep 23, 2006, 8:06:00 PM  
Blogger Mr. Fabulous said...

I'd just go ahead and off myself. Avoid the rush.

Sep 23, 2006, 8:59:00 PM  
Blogger Teri said...

Mr. Fab, that is NO fun, come on..........think of something good.

Sep 23, 2006, 9:07:00 PM  
Blogger Jen said...

1. Quit my job - by phone -
and laugh laugh laugh

2. Eat all the food that's
bad for me... I'll start with cheesecake

3. Tell all my family & friends
I love them & have a BIG party
give them gifts to remember me

4.sit outside and enjoy the sunshine & nature

5. Stay home with Tim & the cats
until my departure

the end

Sep 24, 2006, 4:18:00 PM  
Blogger Doctor Mom said...

Oh Jen... May I please join you in eating cheesecake?

Perhaps we can have some on the Italian Riviera?

Sep 24, 2006, 9:38:00 PM  
Blogger Scarlet said...

mmmmmmmm 5 things.....

1. Marry soulmate.(sooner than planned but, hey.)

2. Phone brothers and sisters to pass on my love.

3. Dont bother returning that library book.

4. Quit a few days they'll work it out. So #4 is...have a damn good party!

5. Make sure my daughters know the truth and the extent of my love for them.

Sep 25, 2006, 7:44:00 AM  
Blogger Forever Young said...

I would:

yeh yeh, do the tell everyone i love them thing, eat everything i'm allergic to, dance till dawn, fill up my credit card with fun gifts for all and fuck a stranger.

Jul 8, 2007, 10:34:00 AM  

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