Archive for July, 2004

Ten Things You Wish You Knew When You Were Younger

Monday, July 26th, 2004

Every once in a while, there comes a moment in your life when you think to yourself, ‘Man, if only I knew that when I was younger, I’d be so much better off!’ I’m in the process of getting a loan to buy a house, and I’m all worried about the bad money habits of my youth…which brings us to this week’s topic:

Ten Things You Wish You Knew When You Were Younger

1) That not paying your credit card bills on time catches up with you eventually
2) To follow my first instincts about people when I first meet them - often when I’ve gotten a bad first vibe from people I’ve given them the benefit of the doubt, only later to discover that I was right in the first place
3) That vegetables are good for your health
4) GET REGULAR EYE EXAMS!
5) “We’ve been through so much together” is not a good reason to stay in a relationship that isn’t working
6) To think before I speak. I’ve said a lot of stupid things.
7) That there’s nothing wrong with smiling with my teeth
8) The Betamax is going NOWHERE
9) Having a credit card to every store on earth really doesn’t help you
10) Getting the coolest toy or wearing the latest fashion trend really doesn’t matter in the long run…

Next week: Ten Underappreciated Actors/Actresses

Ten Great TV Episodes

Monday, July 19th, 2004

Sorry, I don’t have mine today…things are a bit crazy…but feel free to go ahead and post yours! I’ll post mine later this week.

Next Week: Ten Things You Wish You Knew When You Were Younger

10 Things You Love to Do in the Summertime

Monday, July 12th, 2004

Summertime is here, the sun shining down, the humidity up and the air conditioning on. Kids are out of school, festivals are everywhere and the beach is the place to be. So have fun with this week’s list…

10 Things You Love to Do in the Summertime

1) Go to the Taste of Chicago
2) Go to Great America
3) Play volleyball in the park
4) Eat my dad’s barbecue
5) Water fights in the park
6) Hanging out on the rocks near Lake Michigan
7) Not wear socks
8) Blow bubbles
9) Eat chocolate eclairs at lunch time
10) Sitting in a thunderstorm and watching lightning flashes.

Next Week: 10 Great TV Episodes