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I am timing this to appear at 07:07:07 on 07/07/07. I am just finding this day to be pretty exciting. So, instead of the Friday Fives, I’m going for the Seven Sevens.

Seven Lists for this Seven Heaven Day:

My Seven Natural Wonders (well, natural places that I love)

  1. Top of Looking Glass Rock in Western North Carolina
  2. Point Reyes Lighthouse in California
  3. Desert View Tower, Grand Canyon, Arizona
  4. Mount Aso, Kyushu, Japan
  5. Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, England
  6. Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park, Maine
  7. French Broad River and Max Patch Mountain, North Carolina

Seven Songs I would Cover if I had a Cover Band

  1. Walking on the Moon, Police
  2. I Love Rock and Roll, Joan Jett
  3. You Really Got A Hold On Me, The Miracles
  4. A Little Respect, Erasure
  5. Close to You, Carpenters
  6. Sweet Surrender, John Denver
  7. A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square, Manhattan Transfer

Seven Foods Combinations I Love

  1. Hot fudge and cold vanilla ice cream
  2. Hot apple pie and cold vanilla ice cream
  3. Strawberries and champagne
  4. Fried potatoes and dill
  5. Peanut butter crackers and milk
  6. Warm chocolate chip cookies and milk
  7. Coffee and cream

Seven Things I hope to do someday (mostly realistic)

  1. Fly in outer space
  2. Run/Ride in some kind of race
  3. Watch my nephews and nieces graduate from high school/college
  4. Finish all of the project on my house
  5. Hear Aretha Franklin in person (see next list)
  6. See Mount Fuji
  7. Get 300 birds on my lifelist

Seven Singers I Want(ed) to Hear Live

  1. Aretha Franklin
  2. Ray Charles (did it)
  3. kd lang (did it)
  4. Bette Midler (did it)
  5. Rickie Lee Jones (did it)
  6. Chrissie Hynde (did it)
  7. Frank Sinatra (oh well)

Seven Skills I would like to have

  1. Real chef knife work
  2. Plumbing
  3. Fine carpentry
  4. Painting or sculpture
  5. Graceful movement
  6. Remembering people’s names
  7. Meditation ability

Seven Books I Can Read Over and Over

  1. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  2. Harriet the Spy, Louise Fitzhugh
  3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
  4. Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson
  5. Six of One, Rita Mae Brown
  6. The Razor’s Edge, W. Somerset Maugham
  7. The Color of Nature, Exploratorium