Do you think there is life in our solar system off the planet Earth?
If you were a succulent plant, which plant would you be?
The stately Crown of Thorns euphobia
The solid but threatened Barrel Cactus
The healing aloe vera
The rockin' lithops "stone plant"
an FBI informant at blue state Home Depot
Write a poem of no more than 90 characters
It turns out that you are not, after all, the walrus. Who would you be?
a real nowhere man
You get to design a postage stamp which portrays a favorite bird. Which bird does your stamp feature?
Art is a famous jazzman in California. Commerce is a small town in Texas. Do you pick:
both Art and Commerce!
neither Art nor Commerce!
either Art or Commerce!
Finish this sentence: "The insidious cactus spine which has worn into my skin since adolescence, seeking out my heart, is....."
The best thing about Autumn is:
cooler weather (hotter weather for those in Oz)
decaying leaves (greening leaves for those in NZ)
ample turkey-consuming opportunities
flowers in richer Fall colors
better movies in the cinemas
You wish to enter a contest in which you write an essay about a great and unheralded historical person in your country--someone who really made a difference. Whom does your essay feature, and why?
If you worry that you're alienated someone, how do you respond to this concern--both ideally and in fact.
What is the most musical household appliance in your home?
If you had a podcast of your own, what would you feature?
music, along with my narration about the artists and songs
talk about issues of the day
comic material I wrote myself
meditations upon life's inner meaning
All Fiona Apple, all the time
The one great hope I store like water in a barrel cactus is:
Which of the following have you done?
said completely the wrong thing in a comment on LJ
had a luminous insight which made an LJ friend happy when you shared it in a comment
wished that you replied to people whom you read all the time, but did not for reasons of personal whimsy
kept on reading a journal even though it is to you somewhat of a train wreck
felt hurt because nobody commented to a post
dreamed about an LJ person
thought "what if...." about an LJ person
felt horribly embarrassed about getting sucked into LJ drama
imagined you were in LJ drama when nobody with whom you were having the "drama" had any idea that you were in LJ drama
thought about deleting in the same week you thought about writing for years on end
What shall we discuss, you and I? Feel free to elaborate in the comments