One of my favorite time-wasting activities is to arrange, rearrange, re-rearrange, re-re-rearrange (you get the drift, don’t you?) the songs in my music collection.
If I have something better to do, especially when I have something better to do, and little time to do it in, unfailingly I turn to the one thing that’s more urgent than anything else: arranging songs in new permutations and combinations in newly created playlists and folders.
The thrilling fallout of this pleasing (to me!) activity is how it unearths songs I haven’t listened to in a long, long time. Not only can I start listening to them in repeat mode when that happens, but I also get the opportunity of thinking up new ways the songs can be listed and accommodated in new folders. Yay!
Naturally so, I can be at it for hours together and still be good for another round with no boredom in sight. It also takes my mind conveniently off whatever needs immediate attention, like the credit card bill to be paid, the grocery to be ordered, the mail to be answered, the post to be written and so on.
So there I was today morning, pleased and almost content with my latest arrangements/ folders/playlists when a friend on Facebook posted an update naming some of his playlist creations. Now my head is teeming with possibilities and I simply have to start again, rename folders, create new playlists….. See you all on the other side of some serious time-wasting. 😉
©Shail Mohan 2017
Travelcraft Journal (@TravelcraftJrnl) said:
Haha! It’s kind of nice to have those things that give you a sense of accomplishment without having to do anything stressful! 😉
True that! 😀
Usha Pisharody said:
Serendipity that I should arrive at this very blog!
Early morning, in the middle of paying some bills, online, I chanced upon the idea of rearranging the songs that I carry in the car 😛
Voila! All else is suspended, till I finish this!
I tell ya – this is me too! 😀
You too, Usha! Haha. It’s so much more fun than paying bills online, isn’t it? 😉
your post reminds me to download a bunch of songs – both Kannada and Hindi for the CD – we need a couple of CDs for the summer – hopefully we will be able to get in a road trip of sorts done this time 🙂
Hope your CDs are ready for the trip. Enjoy! 🙂 :).
Traci York said:
Oh no! Don’t give my brain any more ideas on how to waste ti… dang, too late.
Ooops! You are in now 😛
Laughing because I do stuff like this, too. Or I rearrange all the apps on the phone. Because, you know, better than doing what I’m supposed to be doing.
I have company in my crazy pastime! 🙂
Oh no, to me this seems like a definition of torture! To arrange and re-arrange only to come back and do it all over again, nope not my personality type! Isn’t it interesting how different we all are?
While all this is being done, I am also listening to my favorite songs. May be that makes all the difference because there is nothing I enjoy more. 🙂
And yeah, we are all so different 🙂