100 Super Important Things, Part I

Well, this my friends, is my 100th post. Despite many stops and starts, name changes and questions about the focus of my blog, I’m proud to say I have it all figured out (for now)!

So, to celebrate, I wanted to share 100 super important things. I decided to split the post in two because these are so important that I didn’t want to overwhelm any readers.

My 10 Favorite Books

  1. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
  2. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
  3. Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  4. Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman by Jon Krakauer
  5. On Writing by Stephen King
  6. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
  7. The Heart is  a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
  8. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
  9. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  10. Ines of My Soul by Isabel Allende

My 10 Favorite Posts

  1. Election Day BONUS Post
  2. Last Night in Tweets
  3. Rain Taxi’s Twin Cities Book Festival
  4. Book Review: The Giver
  5. Book Review: Bringing Up Bebe
  6. My New York Fashion Week Top Picks
  7. The Book vs the Movie: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  8. Embracing the Best of the Holidays
  9. Book Review: Remarkable Creatures
  10. Winning Looks at the 64th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards

My 10 Favorite Movies

  1. Beauty & the Beast
  2. Couple’s Retreat
  3. 8 Seconds
  4. American History X
  5. Guys and Dolls
  6. Harry Potter series
  7. Dead Poet’s Society
  8. Mona Lisa Smile
  9. The Phantom of the Opera
  10. Planes, Trains & Automobiles

10 Goals for the Blog

  1. Establish a routine posting schedule.
  2. Add a Poetry Thursday feature every week.
  3. Add new features as they become relevant.
  4. Custom design the blog.
  5. Finish categorizing and tagging everything.
  6. Increase readership
  7. Increase engagement.
  8. Learn Photoshop to develop custom blog graphics.
  9. Keep it a fun place for me to post.
  10. Evolve as needed.

10 Important Things About Me

  1. I love the feel of clean sheets. So lovely!
  2. I love Diet Coke.
  3. I’ve been married for four years to a wonderful man.
  4. I have a two and a half year old daughter is amazing, smart and cute.
  5. I’ve loved photography since high school. I wish I had the guts to pursue it.
  6. The first story I wrote that I can recall was a gift to my mom when I was in early elementary school.
  7. I have a new thing for hummingbirds.
  8. I’m a reformed organizational nut.
  9. I’m trying to be a re-reformed organizational nut.
  10. I love my Nook, but I still love the feel and look of a physical book.

I’ll be back on Friday with the remaining 50 Super Important Things. Have a great day!

3 thoughts on “100 Super Important Things, Part I

  1. Congratulations! Good taste in books and movies too. I feel the same way about photography…that and travelling and reading. If only someone paid me to read books, travel and take pictures. That would be a dream!

    Thanks for sharing 😉


  2. Pingback: 100 Super Important Things, Part II | The 1000th Voice

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