The Seven Deadly Sins Meme

I woke up Friday morning hearing about a tsunami heading towards the United States, without any context of what was actually happening in Japan itself. First thing I read, actually, was Reader Wil’s post. Then I watched a lot of the television coverage. And I STILL don’t know what to say, yet. Maybe OMG. I do like Jaquandor’s post, though.
From Sunday Stealing.

1 – Pride. Seven great things about yourself.

I’m rather smart.
I’ve been told I’m a good writer.
I have a great deal of curiosity.
I do a reasonably good job keeping in touch with my friends.
I have social awareness.
I’m a good listener.
I take my loyalties seriously.

2 – Envy. Seven things you lack and covet.
OK, I’ll stipulate that I lack them, but not so sure about the coveting part.

Spatial awareness.
Mechanical aptitude.
A great awareness of 21th century music.
Time to keep up on magazines.
Patience for long-range goals.
Desire to talk about budgeting.
Ability to keep track of my keys.

3 – Wrath. Seven things that piss you off.

Bad drivers.
Lying politicians.
People who say, “Get over it, move on” a lot.
Obsession with celebrity.
Intentional polluters.
People who litter, especially when the garbage can is three feet away.

4 – Sloth. Seven things you neglect to do.

Make the bed.
Straightening my desk.
Worry about trendy clothes.
oh, I can’t really think of anything else

5 – Greed. Seven worldly material desires.

A new computer, because ours is dinosaur.
A new TV, because the current one requires the sound to be really high in order to operate.
A new bicycle, to replace the one stolen.
A new bathroom, because it’s needed replacement since we moved in.
A new kitchen – ditto.
A new roof – necessity.
A new Pop Hits book.

6 – Gluttony. Seven guilty pleasures.

Banana bread.
Zucchini bread.
Carrot cake.
Strawberry ice cream.
Fig Newtons.
Just about any fruit pie (apple, cherry, blueberry, strawberry rhubarb)

7 – Lust. Seven love secrets.

Smart women are inherently sexier than not-so-smart women.
Massage is good, to give or receive.
In terms of talking, less is usually more.
A good, moral center is definitely helpful.
A good sense of humor is overrated, unless it’s the same KIND of sense of humor.
Confidence goes a long way.
Being socially aware for others generally means you have less time to be stuck on yourself.

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