List: Things I Would Rather Be Doing Instead of Writing My Essay on Anthropology, in No Particular Order

  • Watching Angel
  • Watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Doing dishes
  • Shifting (in the Irish regional sense, aka, making out)
  • Shifting (as in driving my car)
  • Practicing take-offs and landings
  • Making cupcakes
  • Cuddling
  • Reading It Made My Day
  • Tagging blog posts and flickr photos
  • Editing photos
  • Organizing the files on my harddrives
  • Swimming
  • Researching things to do in Switzerland and Paris
  • Having a slumber party
  • Writing a letter
  • Seducing someone
  • Brushing my teeth
  • Perusing the archives of Offbeatbride.com and Offbeatmama.com
  • Researching jobs at IBM
  • Writing that reinforcment learning algorithm with the funny spectral clustering twist
  • Sketching the beer fetching robot
  • Buying winter shoes and a winter coat
  • Cleaning the flat
  • Murdering the guitarist next door who has been playing the same two riffs basically every day for well over two months without showing
    any improvement
  • Writing up the stories from the last Blether Tay-Gither gathering
  • Catching up on Go Fug Yourself
  • Catching up on Fail Blog, Pundit Kitchen, Roflrazzi, and I Can Has Cheezburger
  • Sleeping
  • Walking to the Dundee Law
  • Making a gingerbread house
  • Learning to surf
  • Knitting a hat with ears
  • Prototyping a new bandolier
  • Taking a bath
  • Reading something Dashiell Hammet
  • Practing Dashiell Hammet’s writing style by using them like mad libs
  • Scanning all of my photos and letters and creating a searchable online database with user authentication
  • Building a website for myself
  • Solving p vs. np
  • Having meaningful and interesting conversation with someone
  • Getting to know someone better
  • Coloring with a brand new box of 120 Crayola crayons
  • Getting laid
  • Reading the Neuromancer series
  • Folding origami
  • Quilting an interesting cloak full of pockets
  • Laughing
  • Shooting targets with a .22 revolver
  • Learning to blow glass
  • Learning to ride horses
  • Planning the llama-goat-cat-spinster village
  • Sparring
  • Watching swallows
  • Talking to Bion
  • Playing with Google Trends
  • Analyzing my blog stats
  • Buying stationary
  • Buying stickers
  • Grading Applied Logic papers
  • Writing proofs in ACL2
  • Picking locks
  • Breaking encryption
  • Fixing my Ubuntu installation
  • Stabbing myself repeatedly in the eye with a fork
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List: Things I Would Rather Be Doing Instead of Writing My Essay on Anthropology, in No Particular Order

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