Things that Shouldn't Make Me Anxious, but Do

Presents.  (Subcategory underneath “surprises”).  I don’t like unwrapping presents.  There is that moment where the ______ is unveiled & I realize what it is.  I like it.  I gush about how much I like it.  I fawn over it & start wearing it on my head.  Or…maybe I hate it.  & I start absurdly babbling about great it is & how on earth did they know this was exactly what I need.  Or what if I don’t really understand what it is.  What if they have packed it in a box tha...more
I know it's not funny but this made me laugh because I have a friend who is so much like this.more

101 Things in 1,001 Days

I recently stumbled across something called "101 Things in 1,001 Days", stemming from this site - which I recommend visiting for all the details. As an AVID list-maker, it immediately peaked my interest. Here was something that fills the void in which the other lists in my life do not fill. Most of my lists are on a daily/weekly basis, but rarely anything much more long term. I remember trying to put together one of those "Life Lists" that are a bit Chicken Soup for the Soul, but nothing ever really came of it. ...more

I have a love/hate relationship with my 101 things in 1001 days list, probably because I've got ...more

New Girl in Town

Hi, I just wanted to say hello to all you out there. I'm still in the process of figuring out the many uses of the site ;] My name is Allison, I'm originally from California but am in the process of immigrating to Canada (*crosses fingers that her mailperson will bring something fabulous in that department today*) It's snowing QUITE hard outside right now, so hopefully the mail will still go through... ...more

Handbag of the Month? What a great idea! I love that you approach people on the street (better ...more

Why Social Networking Sites Make Me Nervous

I feel as if I have dipped my foot into the pool of most of the social networking sites out there. I had a brief tryst with friendster, myspace, & twitter. I had a love-hate relationship with facebook. However, now I have reached the point where I shed these websites & managed to delete my accounts. Why? Most of them are seemingly innocuous. ...more

I think the sites that emphasize having a large friends list over other things have the wrong ...more