Category Archives: lists

A 30th birthday gift to myself

So my 12-day vacation from the blog turned into twice that. Whoops. It’s so easy to get out of the habit of blogging, especially when so much is going on offline. In the days since I last blogged, I spent … Continue reading

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North Stars

Man, posting resolution lists seems like The Thing to do this week. I almost feel silly posting one of my own, but at the same time the public accountability and proof of my goals has always been helpful. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Moviecatchupathon 2011

Part of my Staycation this year has been dedicated to getting caught up on all the movies I’ve been too dang busy to see in 2011. While I take my culture in many different forms, I am most snobbish about … Continue reading

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Want something done? Ask a busy person who isn’t me

So many things have happened in my personal life in the past few weeks in addition to the usual busy work season pain-in-the-assedness that I don’t even feel bad about taking a leave of absence from the blog for, um, … Continue reading

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(Work) life list

My quest to figure out what to do with the rest of my life whenever the rest of my life should arrive is still on. My search for a new college life major has occasionally tripped up by the job … Continue reading

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Things that changed my life in 2009

I really enjoy reading everyone’s top books/movies/music lists at the end of every year because it gives me ideas of what I need to read/see/listen to next. I won’t give you a review of what happened to me this year … Continue reading

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A list to eat and live by

I was at work a twee late last night (more like early this morning), so forgive the effortless post here. I promise it’s still worth looking at. I’ll try to write something more meaningful tonight. Hungry girl has a list … Continue reading

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2008: A very uncultured year

This time last year, The Modern Gal was posting all kinds of lists for the best of pop culture in 2007. Modern Friends, 2008 has not been as kind to me in the free time department, and I haven’t had … Continue reading

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Monday movie matinee

I used to be a more dedicated movie fanatic than I have been lately. I tend to dedicate what little free time I have to one activity and that one activity seems to rotate between movies, tv and reading and … Continue reading

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Energy boosters

Sorry for the late posting again. I’ve been away from my computer for most of the day and will be leaving it again soon, so I’m going to let Real Simple do my blogging for me today. Gretchen Rubin, who … Continue reading

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