Thursday Thirteen Ed. #53

by Steve, August 9th, 2006

meWell Jumpin’ Jehosaphat, last week I irked some with my anti-Mel list, so this week I’m reverting to my usual sweet and mellow self and making it up to y’all with a two-fer. First, a list of 13 things I will never blog about (and if I do, somebody please shoot me):

1. My dog.
2. My cat.
3. My other cat.
4. Any health issues I may encounter.
5. My sex life.
6. Cars.
7. Television.
8. Pictures of my children.
9. Football.
10. Basketball.
11. Beer.
12. Britney Spears or Lindsey Lohan. I don’t even care if I spelled their names wrong.

But wait! There’s more! You also get: 13 things I should blog about, but haven’t yet!

1. The election debacle in Mexico (I’m soliciting a guest author with better knowledge than I for this one).
2. Portland Public Schools politics. I could devote an entire blog to this.
3. Reviews of books I’m currently reading. Right now it’s Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash by Elizabeth Royte.
4. Indian software developers in the US, US software development offices in India, and the politics and economics of high tech immigration and offshoring.
5. My anti-libertarian manifesto, which has been stewing about in my brain for a while now.
6. My marinara recipe.
7. My guacamole recipe.
8. Places I’ve traveled.
9. A critique of the high tech work world and the nerds who inhabit it.
10. My previous life as a rock musician and the inadvertent comedy therein.
11. String theory and the higher dimensions it describes.
12. Evangelical Christianity’s eschatological view of the wars in the Middle East.
13. The narcissism inherent in blogging.

Happy TT everyone!

5 Responses to “Thursday Thirteen Ed. #53”

  1. Comment from Wacky Mommy:

    Dude, I thought you said you didn’t want to make anyone mad this week? Nice try. And what the hell is “eschatological”? Too tired to look it up. Gotta motor.

  2. Comment from Leanne:

    Personally, I read Thirteens to find out more about the blogging communities dogs, cats and kids, and your health is important to people who care about you. Poli blogs cause conflict, I try to stay away from that stuff.

  3. Comment from Jenny Ryan:

    Hm, I think I’ve violated just about every one of your off-limits blogging topics on my own blog. Oops! :)

  4. Comment from The Shrone:

    Well, I am kind of disappointed you think your cats aren’t worthy enough for blogging. I mean, cats are the only real thing in this halographic universe LOL! However, I’d really love to read your postings on the Christians trying to bring about the second coming in the middle east (i’m one of those geeks who knows what eschatological means). My sister and I talk about that quite a bit. I ‘d be interested in hearing your views.

    Also, I’m curious to know about your anti-libertarian views, guacomole recipe, and I can never tire of discussing or reading about string theory.

  5. Comment from Tracy:

    wow,a 2fer… sweeeeeeeeeet.

    BTW, I like cats, dogs, kids, and television. These are all things that make the world go round! :)

    Oh and recipes are always good too! : )

    My 13 is up! :)