Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Organising your CD listening

Please excuse the shockingly bad pictures - as you can see, with and without flash was equally bad!

In an effort to overcome perfectionism, I am just posting them and trust that you'll still hear my message LOUD and CLEAR.

Anywayyyy, I have this weird tendency where I like all my CDs to be listened to equally so this is what I do.

(if the pictures were better, you'd be able to see but ...well...we do what we can)

One of my goals for the year is to listen to a worship CD every week. I'm not in the car very much because I work a mere 20 minutes from home, and I must listen to the news, so this is a real stretch sometimes.

So I take a CD to the car on Mondays usually and try and listen to it twice all the way through during the week. This is to keep me focussed on God and not on the other drivers cutting in front of me, etc.

On Fridays when I get home from work, I take the CD and return it to my CD rack, but upside down, with the writing facing the other way. So when I choose the new CD for the next week, I know immediately which ones I've already listened to.

And so on. And so on.

And when they're all the wrong way around, then I flip the whole rack (that's the kind of CD racks we have) and start all over again. Bear in mind that I only have about 15 worship CDs that I LOVE, so it's really not that complicated a system.

That's what works for me!


MoziEsmé said...

I like that!

I've got my kiddy books set up similarly - I start at one end, read about 5 a day to my baby, and work my way through to the other end of books. I'm allowed to take them out of sequence if I like and re-read the favorites, but I'd like to expose her to as many books as possible.

Coach J said...

Well, that's kinda cool. I just listen to whatever :)

Coach J said...

Uh, Christian CD's (99% of the time) is what I meant by "whatever". I have no system.

erisraven said...

I don't listen to worship CDs - but I use a really similar system to this! I have all my CDs in a CD binder, and as I listen to one, I put it back in the binder backwards. When I get to the end of CDs, I reverse the process.

It's kinda fun on the flipside, because all the CDs are the same on the shiny side. Like Forrest Gump's chocolates, 'you never know what you're going to get'.