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Sunday, January 28, 2007

My iPod must be female...

...because she can't stop choosing John Mayer songs, while set on "shuffle." She's also a little hung up on the Dave Matthews Band (much like her owner).

(And if it's not female, I may have made a big mistake in buying a sparkly carrying case for it...)

I mean, yeah... I have several songs by both artists on my iPod, but there's a ton of other stuff on it too. I can't tell you how many times on my walks this weekend that I had to nudge her along to other tunes by other artists. I've even forgotten about some of the stuff I have on there because she has her favorites (I DID download that Rilo Kiley song I love so much! And hey! Keane!). She just doesn't shuffle very well.

The other thing I noticed while attempting to get my heart rate up this weekend: there are lots of people around here who have yet to take down their Christmas decorations. I even saw a tree, still fully decked out, in one house. Hi, fire hazard much??

What is the point of this post? I'm stalling. I don't want to clean my bathroom. I hope you don't feel used.


Song lyric of the day, which actually made me chuckle:

I know I'm alone
If I'm with or without you
But just being around you
Offers me another form of relief

-- Rilo Kiley, "Portions for Foxes"

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At 28 January, 2007 18:48, Blogger The Savage said...

Yes. Yes, I do feel used.. but thats okay.. I like it....

Your Ipod and my Windows Media Player must be related... My player seems to focus on Johhny Cash or Bach.... Toccata in D Minor is great but not quite the follow up one would tend to associate with Folsom Prison Blues

 
At 28 January, 2007 18:57, Blogger terry said...

ahh, savage, but i LOVE eclectic mixes like that.

that's partly why i want my ipod to pick some OTHER artists more often!

i just took most of the john mayer off. i really don't need to hear him as much as my ipod seems to think i do.

 
At 28 January, 2007 23:57, Blogger Love Monkey said...

There's this house - the xmas tree(s) yes, plural stay up all year and are lit every night. Yeah, they're fake so there's no fire hazard but theres the ok I'm a little crazy hazard, no?

I had to clean my bathroom today too. I really hate that.

 
At 29 January, 2007 04:50, Blogger Blondie said...

I decided not to clean this weekend. I gave myself the weekend off. I liked it. Now I'll have to do extra cleaning next weekend though, but that is OK.

I see this one house every day that is still decked out in full-blown Christmas lights. Perhaps I will leave them a note...

 
At 29 January, 2007 05:06, Blogger buddha_girl said...

Use me! Use me!

I love that your iPod's on your 'team.' Funny stuff!

And that lyric quote...whoa.

 
At 29 January, 2007 07:15, Blogger Heidi the Hick said...

You can use me for bathroom cleaning procrastination any day. I didn't clean this weekend either but I got about six chapters rewritten. And I blew my nose a lot.

I'd like an Ipod that shows me lots of pictures of John Mayer. He's all dreamy and stuff...

 
At 29 January, 2007 09:32, Blogger Natalia said...

I am sick. I can't clean. But I am working from home.

And those lyrics are confusing. My brain hurts.

-N

 
At 29 January, 2007 11:58, Blogger cadbury_vw said...

well, living where you live, it could be a cross dressing ipod

then it would still like John Mayer songs and the sparkly case you bought for it

 
At 29 January, 2007 21:56, Blogger sassinak said...

i understand those lyrics... there's a man i still feel that way about. just because i know at least one exists.

and darlin? i love being used

 
At 30 January, 2007 08:18, Blogger SignGurl said...

I want a sparkly case for my MP3 player. (I'm not cool enought to have an iPod.)

 
At 30 January, 2007 10:26, Blogger Natalie said...

iPods seem to have their favorites. Mine was stuck in a Beatles/Ani DiFranco phase for a while (I have a lot of both) and now it is on to Dirty South Hip-Hop and Hardcore Punk (which I don't have nearly as much of). Who knew?

 
At 30 January, 2007 15:30, Blogger JMai said...

My stupid iPod does the same thing. It seems it's often stuck on No Doubt. Which is really weird. I have such little free time, so I've been preparing my iPod meme a little at a time, and listening to shuffle in-between. I think it's helping my meme to be less "favouritist"

 
At 31 January, 2007 12:17, Blogger masgblog said...

I'm with you on Dave Matthews. I can have other music on my iPod, but I always end up playing DM.

As for cases, well, I finally bought a protective skin, purple, that I really really like (especially now that it doesn't slip out of the case like the first one that I mistakenly bought).

Ballet rules!

Hope your dating thingy improves.

 

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