Thursday 13

Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2006 by Travis Cody in
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These are modern conveniences I refuse to do without.


1. My Ipod - Well this one's obvious. I love music and I love having my whole music catalog with me all the time.
2. My Laptop - It didn't take long for me to become attached.
3. My Electric Razor - I hate razor burn.
4. My Cell Phone - It's the only personal phone I keep anymore. It does everything I need and I only have to remember one phone number. Plus it has a camera and one day I'll even figure out how to get the pictures out of the memory stick.
5. Wireless Internet - It gets installed on Dec 18 and I can't wait!!
6. A Cordless Mouse - Just got it over the weekend. I'll never go back now.
7. My DVD Player - Haven't moved on to Tivo yet. I have a little portable player I take on trips, although it will likely be retired in favor of the laptop.
8. Remote Controls - Oh yeah! For anything and everything.
9. Parking Garages - Why get wet if you don't have to?
10. TV Shows on DVD - Beats the hell out of trying to record all of The West Wing episodes off Bravo. And I can get most of my favorite shows from when I was a kid now. And the pressure is off if I miss a show I wanted to see.
11. Personal Weblogs - Uhm. . .I'm writing a Thursday 13 and you're reading it. . .'nuff said.
12. All Weather Tires - So far they've only failed me once. . .when I was unable to get any traction on a 4" think sheet of ice in the drive of my apartment complex.
13. Bottled Water - Yes, I can drink the water out of my tap. But bottled water tastes fresher and it's convenient - no glass required.


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9 comments:

  1. tiggerprr says:

    all great things! :) I am so with you on the bottled water thing. Tap just has a funky taste to it IMO.

  1. Bond says:

    Great list... GO TiVO!

    LOL

    now get a "slingbox" and you can watch what is on your DVR on your laptop from anywhere!

  1. Meribah says:

    I count myself blessed that I get my water straight from a well that is tapped into the most sparkling clear spring water known to man!

  1. Diana says:

    Very nice list! You are so right about the bottles water thing.

    So, the cell phone, everyone says I should have that thing permanently stitched to my ear.

  1. Anndi says:

    All season tires?
    What?
    No no no..Canadians do not believe in all season tires...

  1. Ummmmm... Trav, whatever did we do before these things came along?

  1. Oh, great list! Sorry I missed you yesterday.

  1. Travis says:

    Tiggerprr: I got a filter on my tap, and yet I'd still rather have the bottled water.

    Bond: I'm working the tech angles!

    Meri: Harumph!

    Diana: LOL!

    Ann: Why slide off the road?

    Dixie: Horrors! Don't make me remember life before my Ipod!!!!

    Joely: No worries - I was having weather-induced difficulties myself.

  1. tiggerprr says:

    Me too! We tried the water filter on the tap, the Britta thing...I know it's all in my head...but I'd rather have a nice bottle of water any day.