Covet Rhymes With Shove It Or Love It

Mi hermano de los diarios electronicos, Rodger Jacobs, not content to just take the question “What do you covet?” posed by blogging birthday gal Adrienne Crew and run with it solo has instead seen fit to turn it into a meme and tag me with it. Helpless to resist, I can do nothing but answer his call to come clean about five things I blatantly and unashamedly materialistically wantwantwantwantwant (in no real order):

1. A cherry 1972 Chevy Impala convertible or a 1972 Pontiac Catalina both convertibles, both with the 400-cubie engine. Either preferably in black with white interior. Why? When my relatives visited from Tennessee back in the summer of that year my mother rented one for us to all go to Disneyland in. That’s three adults and four kids. And we sailed down to the Happiest Place on Earth with the top down in this dreamboat. It was my first automotive love and I’ve wanted one ever since.

2. A free-standing hammock, like this one.

3. A Segway. Top of the line and decked out with all the bells and whistles.
4. A Canon EOS 20Da Digital Camera — and every available lens for it.
5. A summer in Italy. No, a year.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."