I used to carry around a little, green notebook with the soul purpose of recording all the random things I thought of throughout a day, that were only interesting, but not necessarily useful. Unfortunately, I spilt Kool-Aid on it, and it erased all the pages and died them pink.
To think of all the randomness lost grieves me: lists of words I can make from the letters in my name, a song list for the "ultimate mix cd", poems and song lyrics, blog entry ideas, lists of my favorite people and why I like them, magazine cut-outs of haircuts I liked, things to pray for, christmas gift ideas, things I would do with $1,000,000 dollars... and so on.
The Kool-Aid disaster happened about a year ago, at which point I lost all faith in the consolidated note-book system, and started keeping seperate scraps of paper in my backpack. Now I'm thinking of going paper-less and keeping much of it safe in my blog world. Hence the initial list below: