Frankly, though, I've been that way before; when I was a kid, I wanted to have a massive Beanie Baby collection, but was unwilling to work for them. I simply wanted them handed to me, and whined and complained because I only got them as birthday and Christmas gifts, which was my own fault. Now, it seems, I'm doing essentially the same thing: spending more time and effort figuring out how to amass more media--library sales, thrift stores, yard/garage sales, trade-ins, eBay, discounts, coupons, etc.--instead of actually using my time to consume the media that I already have. Though I have read some books and watched some movies lately, it hasn't been as many as I could have. The chronic distraction of Facebook only makes matters worse.
So, here is my plan for the rest of the year, which was inspired by my resolution for 2013:
- Spend less time looking for "deals" online, poking around endlessly on Facebook, or doing other non-constructive tasks.
- Spend more of my spare time doing what I love: reading books, watching movies and TV shows, and reviewing whatever I've just read or watched online.
All right, I'm done; there are DVDs to be watched, and books to be read. Look on Siobhan's Entertainment Reviews if you want to see my thoughts on them.