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One Song Wonder : Late September
« on: September 19, 2018, 10:23:34 AM »
One song: one improvement
The brain child of @joonifloofeefloo
Thread Sept 19-30

After a short time, we lock the thread and start a new one so people aren't receiving notifications for the rest of their lives.

The idea: You know those tasks that are quick and really improve your day, but you avoid like the plague? This thread supports us to set press play on the song of our choice and move on that task for the duration of the song. Extra Challenge: Whenever we see this thread because someone has bumped it up with a new "go", whoever is on it stops what they're doing, and joins in.

Stuff one might improve, depending on personal circumstances:

*improve minimalism: scan stuff
*improve personal security: shred stuff
*improve environment: put dry dishes away
*improve mood: write a thank you note
*improve body: do pushups
*improve blood sugar: eat some protein
*improve ambience: put the thing back into the storage room
*improve foot happiness: vacuum one room
*improve stress load: wash one unmentionable
*improve floor smoothness: wash one section of floor

I miss this thread (was away for most of the last 2 weeks!), so am here to revive it and see if any others would like to join.

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2018, 10:32:05 AM »
Cool, I will join! I'll put it in my sig, too...

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2018, 10:37:45 AM »
Fabulous! @joonifloofeefloo

To start it off
Blood Bank: Bon Iver

-actually got out of bed
-moved everything off the bedroom floor & back to their proper homes
-lugged vacuum downstairs for upcoming clean-up

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2018, 10:56:29 AM »
Off-topic: I just burst out laughing because I am HAVING SO MUCH FUN at work! I was off sick for 36 hours and woke this morning aware that I was good to go again. Some of my One Song focus today will need to be "chilling" so I don't overdo things.

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2018, 01:55:34 PM »
Hit the ground running by 7am, had a breakfast but MUST STOP NOW to eat for the next phase.

Tom Waits: Come On Up To The House
Improvement: Make pie-sized burrito for my lunch

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2018, 06:25:51 PM »
Off-topic: I just burst out laughing because I am HAVING SO MUCH FUN at work! I was off sick for 36 hours and woke this morning aware that I was good to go again. Some of my One Song focus today will need to be "chilling" so I don't overdo things.

Well, this is a very positive update! Enjoy your surge of energy and then also the subsequent chill-out :)

I did a house clean up today which started out with my earlier post (we were having 5 guests show up, which turned into 7 guests...so people will be sleeping on the couch!)
They are on an outing, so now I relax before they all get back to the house for dinner
LP: Lost on You

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2018, 09:20:42 AM »
Bachelorette-ing this weekend: so put on
You Were on My Mind this Morning: Hot Rize


and collected the random dishes already accumulating around the house.
Feels better already :)

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2018, 10:38:14 AM »
Here are my one-song tasks:

* Put the registration sticker on the car
* Run the vacuum
* Empty the dishwasher
* Empty the trash
* Google electricians

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2018, 10:44:15 AM »
Kaikane: Fly Me to the Moon
Fold and put away (for now) giant fabrics that buddy gave me last night

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2018, 10:48:39 AM »
Imaginary Future: Fly Me To The Moon
Move processed stuff from downstairs to upstairs (office)

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #10 on: September 21, 2018, 11:50:26 AM »
Tom Waits: Jesus Gonna Be Here
*clean bathroom

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2018, 12:58:19 PM »
If I Could Talk to A Younger Me: bela fleck, abigail washburn

Ran spare blankets/pillows upstairs, tossed towels in laundry, washed french press and wiped down glass coffee table

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2018, 11:20:26 AM »
Tiny Dancer: Elton John

clean, garble and dry patio herb-garden :)

* took me four songs, but now oregano & lemon balm are in the dehydrator, rosemary is hanging and basil & shiso are prepped for pesto
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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #13 on: September 24, 2018, 11:25:14 AM »
Parov Stelar: Mambo Rap - ha, LOVE!!!!
Make a g-d breakfast!!

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2018, 02:00:31 PM »
That's a good one @joonifloofeefloo

Blue Ridge Mountain : Hurray for the Riff Raff

cutting up and storing the herbs that I dried during the previous session

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #15 on: September 30, 2018, 12:23:56 PM »
Piano music (various artists, from one of Spotify's mixes)
Cook a giant one-pot beef dish for our today and tomorrow

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #16 on: September 30, 2018, 01:19:38 PM »
omg, so glad I did that!! It's like I'm recovering from a concussion. I used a second pot for rice, though.

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #17 on: September 30, 2018, 09:37:55 PM »
Hopefully you don't actually have a concussion! @joonifloofeefloo

Leaving to see family at 5am tomorrow..still need to pack.
So, music is going on NOW
Midnight Train to Georga: Gladys Knight& The Pips
My World is Empty Without You: The Supremes
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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #18 on: October 01, 2018, 08:40:40 PM »
Am I too late for this?  Just getting back into routines after vacation...

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #19 on: October 01, 2018, 09:56:38 PM »
ha, I was thinking it's never too late...then realized the thread is "late Sept" while now is October :)   I guess technically you're too late, but can participate anyway!

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #20 on: October 01, 2018, 10:26:01 PM »
ha, I was thinking it's never too late...then realized the thread is "late Sept" while now is October :)   I guess technically you're too late, but can participate anyway!

Very cool!  If I get enough gumption, I may even start the early Oct thread.

During Black Sabbath's Paranoid (a very short song), I emailed Mr. X our leases from 2009-2004.  He has to provide rental history to a prospective landlord.  Not sure this is valuable to the landlord since it's so old, but it gets Mr. X off my back :)

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #21 on: October 02, 2018, 02:49:32 AM »
I'd like to join if I can:
Capital cities - Safe and Sound
Need to write three emails and do some quick accounting for DS2's soccer team where I am treasurer.

Because this song starts with "I could lift you up. I could show you what you want to see. And take you where you want to be." It always gets me in a positive upbeat mood.

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #22 on: October 02, 2018, 09:15:47 AM »
Because this song starts with "I could lift you up. I could show you what you want to see. And take you where you want to be." It always gets me in a positive upbeat mood.

Cool, LinneaH :)

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #23 on: October 03, 2018, 07:10:19 AM »
First low-sleep night in a good while. How did I live like this every day until very recently? Anyway, it's 6am and I might as well be productive, so:

Coco Love Alcorn: The River
wash kitchen floor

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #24 on: October 03, 2018, 08:47:42 PM »
Gerry Rafferty: Baker Street

eat dinner (soup), start on 1 of 3 water bottles, and make the early Oct OSW thread :)

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Re: One Song Wonder : Late September
« Reply #25 on: October 03, 2018, 08:57:43 PM »
Tomorrow's thread starts here: https://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/throw-down-the-gauntlet/one-song-wonder-early-october/msg2157551/#msg2157551

Next song: Simon & Garfunkel

find that slip of paper with important info & send info to proper recipients, toss the paper!