Browsing in Friday’s Five Favorites

Well, my year of Friday’s Five Favorites is over. It was fun but I’m glad it’s done. It was a lot of work and pressure. Throughout the year I did actually try to get a head of myself and have a few lists waiting in the can. Some didn’t get finished and I might have only had a title or a few options. But rather than have those linger in my GoogleDocs, I thought I’d share what I had in mind but never finished…


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  1. Traveled to Banff with Colleen in June
  2. Brought my Dad out for a weekend of Padres @ Giants baseball with help from my Mom and Colleen in August
  3. Celebrated 10 years living in San Francisco with Eric, Lauren and Katrina in August
  4. Created an Adam Warlock Halloween costume that included a light up Infinity Gauntlet with help from my Dad in August-October
  5. Rescued a little dog named “Niner” running in the rain alongside the 101 and returned him to his owner with Colleen in December
  1. Watchmen by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons & John Higgins
  2. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
  3. The Pleasure of My Company by Steve Martin
  4. All Star Superman by Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely, Jamie Grant & Phil Balsman
  5. Calvin & Hobbes (all of it!) by Bill Watterson
  1. Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie
  2. Heroin by The Velvet Underground
  3. A Day in The Life by The Beatles
  4. Suite: Judy Blue Eyes by Crosby, Stills & Nash
  5. Freebird by Lynryd Skynyrd
  1. The Princess Bride
  2. Transformers: The Movie (1986)
  3. Blues Brothers
  4. The Third Man
  5. Casablanca
  1. Microbes in Mono Lake found that do not require all of the long thought essential elements of life in 2010
  2. Allan Hills 84001 meterorite believed to contain traces of life on Mars in 1996
  3. Spirit & Opportunity of Mars Exploration Rover Mission beginning in 2003
  4. First extrasolar planets PSR B1257+12 B & C discovered in 1992
  5. Planets found in the Goldilocks/hospitable zone around Gliese 581 in 2009/2010
  1. Adam Warlock – aka “Him”
  2. Dick Grayson – aka “Robin,” “Nightwing,” “Batman”
  3. Warren Worthington III – aka “Angel,” “Death,” “Archangel”
  4. Peter Parker – aka “Spider-Man”
  5. Bruce Wayne – aka “Batman”
  1. The chair Abraham Lincoln was in when he was shot
  2. 1 of the 3 copies of the 13th amendment
  3. George Washington Carver exhibit
  4. Dymaxion House: R. Buckminster Fuller’s “House of the Future” from 1946
  5. Montgomery, Alabama city bus
  1. “Dead or alive, you are coming with me.” – Murphy/Robocop
  2. “Bitches, leave.” – Clarence Boddicker
  3. “I know you! You’re dead! We killed you! We killed you!” – Emil M. Antonowsky
  4. “I’d buy that for a dollar!” – Bixby Snyder
  5. “There’s your god damn safe! Open that son of a bitch!” – Chessman
  1. 1939’s New York World’s Fair in New York City
  2. 1893’s “World’s Columbian Exposition” in Chicago
  3. 1915’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco
  4. 1894’s California Midwinter International Exposition in San Francisco
  5. 2010’s Expo 2010 in Shanghai
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