-"The Trapeze Swinger" by Iron & Wine. This song is phenomenally wonderful. It is also very long, which is a good quality to have in this situation.
- "For Emma" (myspace version) by Bon Iver. This one is really great too; however, it's super short (I think only 2 minutes) so I would have to listen to it many more times. But that might not be a problem.
2. Readers, you'll be happy to know that Motivated Allison was able to overcome the odds this morning after only two presses of the snooze button. Not only that, but Motivated Allison went to the GYM. At 7:45 am. I'm kind of in awe of this fact. I might brag about it a lot. Perhaps it will become my new daily routine. I feel very triumphant today.
3. ALSO, this may be TMI, but I have super dry skin in the winter. It's a problem. While pondering this yesterday, I noticed that I have about a thousand types of lotion. So as a service to the general population of all 5 of you that read this blog, I am going to test all the various lotions I own in a systematic, experimental format over the next couple of days and review and rate them on here. If anyone knows of any amazing products they think I should try as well, please let me know and I will include it. (As long as it's not super expensive. I'm sure that there's some type of like, Chanel dry-hand-cream that costs $400 that is amazing, but you know, I just don't care quite that much.) Also, I am still pondering what the conditions of this experiment should be, since I want to be fair to all products represented in the trial. How should I do it?