Top 5 Collection

In my closed journal I was asked to make a few top 5 lists for various topics and categories. Keep in mind that these are all lists of the moment and subject to change. In advance of my account of a trip into wine country, here they are.

Top Five Personal Values
Cultivate compassion / Help others
Live with a sense of beauty
Seek truth

Top Five Goals in this Lifetime
Benefit the world
Find peace
Get to know the world
Live healthily

Top Five Quotes
“Question your answers, truth has no anger” – Ed Roland
“I’m more of the belief that you can usher in change through making art and hanging out.” – The Hipless Boy (“Or, by making out and hanging art.” – Minerva.)
“We have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.” – the inscription of a New England tombstone
“The misuse of language induces evil in the soul.” – Socrates
“Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.” – His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Top Five Unvisited Cities
Monterrey, Mexico
Thimphu, Bhutan
Reykjavik, Iceland
Havana, Cuba
Oslo, Norway

Top Five Day Off Activities
Go for a walk
Read a book
See a concert
Listen to music

Top Five Sex Positions
In all seriousness, how could anyone choose? There’s such a variety and much to be gained through experimentation. To me, having a favourite (or sticking with one, rather) would make the spontaneous less likely, and spontaneity is one of the joys of a healthy sex life.

Top Five Desserts
Key Lime Pie
Cotton Candy Ice Cream
Pecan Pie
Apple Pie

Top Five Bands
(I could never choose this myself, so I took the top 5 by songs listened to from my Audioscrobbler profile.)
Matthew Sweet
Collective Soul
Buck 65

Top Five Childhood Toys
Battle Beasts

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