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Wednesday 5×5 for September 12

September 12, 2007, 8:07 am

I always like to visit the blogs of people who take time to comment here at Casting Out Nines. When I visited Mike’s blog, I got a pleasant surprise — the notion of a 5×5. As he writes, a 5×5 is just a collection of five lists, each with a different topic, and each containing five entries. I love lists and blog readers seem to be attracted to them, so I thought — why not steal appropriate his idea and do my own? Besides, I need more weekly features than the Friday Random 10. So, here’s my first attempt.

5 Favorite Cities I’ve Visited but Never Lived In

  1. Toronto
  2. San Diego
  3. Louisville
  4. San Antonio
  5. Asheville, NC

5 Denominations of Churches I’ve Joined in the Past

  1. Southern Baptist
  2. Presbyterian (PCA)
  3. Evangelical Free Church of America
  4. Cumberland Presbyterian
  5. Christian Church Disciples of Christ

5 Things I’d do with Powerball Winnings

  1. Pay off all debts (except mortgage; set up an annuity for that to keep the tax break!)
  2. Set up college fund for my kids
  3. Set up college fund for somebody else’s kids, like my nieces and nephews
  4. Set up retirement account for my wife and me
  5. Buy that kickin’ 36″ cinema display that I saw at the Apple Store (would wipe out all remaining winnings)

5 Good, Cheap, Low-Tech Productivity Tools

  1. Hardcover lab notebook
  2. Pilot gel pens
  3. 3×5 Index cards
  4. Spiral-bound memo pads
  5. Binder clips

5 Good Things for Breakfast

  1. Blueberry yogurt with cereal in it
  2. Omelette with tomatoes and feta cheese
  3. Old-fashioned oatmeal with fresh blueberries in it
  4. Cinnamon Life cereal
  5. Banana pancakes with bacon
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