Your 2010 list can include black cashmere fingerless gloves that say "Thug Life" on the knuckles. I'm determined to get this done before Christmas so it will stop weighing on my conscience as a broken promise.
If you move to SF, you will have officially become a hippie.
"Before you read a (non-fiction) book, commit to making at least one concrete change before you read it. Then when you read it you will pay more attention to how you can apply your knowledge, which is the whole point of getting it in the first place."
I agree with this in part. Because you can't know how valuable you will find the information in a book until you read it. Better, then, to commit to making at least one concrete change, after you have decided that what the author offers is something you agree with.
I recently read a really excellent book on how to read actively and increase the amount of information you can get from a book by having a dialogue of sorts with the author. It's called How to Read a Book, by Mortimer Adler.
I think the problem with this post was not that Ty wasn't "being true to himself," because, well, I think it's impossible for Ty to be untrue to himself. That anyone had to explain and clarify what Ty was trying to say is the flaw in this post.
I agree with Vincent's negative value comment. I think you could have solved that by being clearer in your thesis.
The real question is: will she still like you after she sees those swim "trunks"?
That last point is a good one. But, I found that I was more attentive to my purse for the 2 hours I was in New York on my way home than at any point in Sicily, or Rome, or Paris.
You guys are...unbelievable. You honestly didn't think you'd need sleeping bags on a camping trip?
I'm sure there is a big farmer's market somewhere; I have yet to go to a South American city without a farmer's market. Ask around and go take pictures!