January 27th is the birthday of Lewis Carroll, author of
ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Alice fell down a rabbit hole into a
place where everything had changed and none of the rules could be
counted on to apply anymore. I say, let’s do the same: January 27th,
2005 should be the First Annual LiveJournal Rabbit Hole Day.
When you post on that Thursday, instead of the normal daily life and
work and news and politics, write about the strange new world you have
found yourself in for the day, with its strange new life and work and
news and politics. Are your pets talking back at you now? Has your
child suddenly grown to full adulthood? Does everyone at work think
you’re someone else now? Did Bush step down from the White House to
become a pro-circuit tap-dancer? Did Zoroastrian missionaries show up
on your doorstep with literature in 3-D? Have you been placed under
house arrest by bizarre insectoid women wielding clubs made of
Let’s have a day where nobody’s life makes
sense anymore, where any random LJ you click on will bring you some
strange new tale. Let’s all fall down the Rabbit Hole for 24 hours and
see what’s there. It will be beautiful.
For consideration: this only works if you spread the word, of course, but three and a half weeks is forever in LJ Meme Time.