Beach Bum tagged me with this random factoid meme a while ago. Now mind you I have done this particular meme in its various lengths about a half a dozen times. I have also done 3 different '100 things about me' type lists. I am not sure how much more random information I can give without 1. boring the crap out of you or 2. requiring some sort of deep, personal, and lasting commitment from each of you.
That being the case, I obtained permission from Diesel to use the services of his trusty Nazgul, Grundir the Implacable, for this round of the meme. He has the somewhat dubious distinction of being my very first guest blogger and I am entirely placated by his efforts. I hope you will be too. Although I had to wait rather a while for Grundir to complete his designated task it finally comes at a good time because this weekend has seen sickness and injury, house and car issues, and technological problems (For all of you who like to complain about Blogger, let me tell you it doesn't hold a candle to the incompetence and problems that Yahoo has!) all crop up at once. With that I turn over the blog to Grundir the Implacable.
O Exceedingly Patient Lime of the House of Lime -
Greetings from Grundir the Implacable,
I have at long last completed my assigned task. I would have dispatched this meme much sooner were it not for the doubling of my workload at Diesel's estate.
Evidently I have disappointed my lord and am being punished for some offense.
I fervently hope that my able handling of this troublesome meme goes some way toward
gaining back his favor.
This is indeed a bothersome meme, my lady, perhaps even worse than
this one. Verily, it is as ubiquitous as it is vague and insipid.
Eight random things? What kind of foolishness is this? Most memes I
encountered at least have some discernible reason for existing, but this meme has
no form or purpose. It is but a shadowy ghoul preying upon passersby.
Bah! Even such a dismissive characterization gives it too much weight.
I shall dispatch it post haste without even baring my steel.
Eight Random Things About Grundir the Implacable, Nazgul and Meme-Wraith
1. Before I lost my corporeal form, I very much enjoyed the simple carnal pleasure
of pepperoni pizza. I did not eat it often, though, because it gave me gas.
Now that I am one of the living dead, I miss it. The gas, that is.
2. I once had a pet hobbit that I named Stubby Joe. I caught him rifling through
my jewelry one day and had to put him down.
3. Sometimes the distant howls of the wargs in the desolate wastelands of the east
give me the creeps. I know, people always say they're more frightened of me
than I am of them, but man are they creepy sounding.
4. I have a terrible sense of direction. I pretty much just followed the other
Nazgul wherever they were going.
5. I always giggle when someone says "crack of doom."
6. Legolas? Total fairy. That's not really about me, but I thought you
7. Sauron and I attended the same preschool. True story.
8. I have a recurring dream where I'm making a speech in front of a crowd and I
look down and I'm not wearing a cloak.
Take that, foul and insipid meme! I believe I have proven myself capable of
handling such troublesome wretches without difficulty. Perhaps one day soon
you will once again see me weilding my blade proudly at the
Bah! Such treacly sentiments are unworthy of such as I. I am Grundir
the Implacable. Fear me! And pay obeisance to