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BlogTalkers: Can't it be longer than a year?

BlogTalkers!

This week's question/request...

If you had to spend one year living alone in a remote cabin, what would you spend your time doing? (And let’s assume there is no access to Internet)

I have a feeling my answer to this one is not exactly going to be terribly original...

This is effectively the infamous "desert island" question...

Well, since no limits have been put on OTHER things I can bring (save an ISP connection,) I'm going to bring the following...

  • My laptop for writing. (I hate pens and paper... because of poor penmanship.)
  • A radio (any sort provided I can reach news in English or French. I'd almost prefer French to improve my skills in that language...)
  • A camera.

...and most importantly...

  • LOADS OF BOOKS!

In fact, I'd go out of my way to grab every book I "never got around to" or felt was a little "much" to read... save perhaps Proust as it would occupy the solid year no doubt... and I'd want to be as productive as possible.

Now, of course, the question might ALSO be interpreted as being alone as the authors of this blog... meaning Sue and myself... which would then lead to other things... (nudge-nudge-wink-wink)...

That's right... DAYS and DAYS of great conversation, philosophical discussion, and probably some of the world's greatest ideas and concepts being put forward after 365 days by two really intellectual people! Heck, our ideas could bring about peace in the Middle East!

So, that's what I'd do for a year up in our log cabin...

Of course, depending on the location, I'd also bring...

...I think anyone who's been in a secluded cabin or "in the woods of some sort" knows what I mean there!

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