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irisheyes1212 / March 9, 2009 2:25 PM

What to buy at Target...dinner...reading my book and getting to bed at a decent hour tonight.

Sara / March 9, 2009 2:53 PM

Planning interview questions that I've been postponing for a couple of days.

Planning to say "I love you" to someone this weekend. He's not expecting it. But I hope it will make him as happy as it makes me.

annie / March 9, 2009 3:01 PM

Always planning! I am an urban planner. In my personal life I'm wondering if I'm going to go see my new niece or nephew tonight at Mercy Hospital. Doubtful b/c I have shopping and laundry, not like I'll never meet the kid.

Bridget / March 9, 2009 3:03 PM

World domination.

Andrew Huff / March 9, 2009 3:06 PM

Planning for my trip to SXSW Interactive later this week.

DaveDave / March 9, 2009 3:12 PM

Something involving world domination.

eee / March 9, 2009 3:15 PM

Trying to arrange a movie day with my girlfriends. One has to leave early, another has to have it start late. This is what happens when you plan a month in advance -- people still can't get their $h!+ together.

sb / March 9, 2009 3:23 PM

garage domination. world domination is a bit too heavy for this week. and yard domination once it gets a little nicer out. got a few other non-household plans in the works as well...

DaveDave / March 9, 2009 3:45 PM I had another plan but I really can't talk about it. Only that it rhymes with "smoverment smoverthrow"

DaveDave / March 9, 2009 3:47 PM

Hey wait, I just saw Bridget's! Can you hold yours off for a week or two? Thanks.

flange / March 9, 2009 3:56 PM

i'm going to paris this weekend. i'm trying to learn a little about it first. when i get home i'll practice talking louder.

thumper / March 9, 2009 4:20 PM

A trip to honduras! 4 weeks from today.

HP / March 9, 2009 4:33 PM

I'm planning to leave my job ASAP. I just have to wait until something better comes along, and then I'm outta here.

Leelah / March 9, 2009 5:32 PM

Planning on eating nothing but pizza in New Jersey for the next six days, and then planning my upcoming (March 21-28) trip to Portugal.

Anhalt / March 9, 2009 6:35 PM

Planning how much whiskey I can drink at the Dillinger Four show tonight and still avoid being hungover for my 11am optometrist appt tomorrow.

W / March 9, 2009 7:26 PM

My budget.

fluffy / March 9, 2009 7:42 PM

planning my work-day tomorrow; deciding which movie to watch tonight; upcoming trip to Denton, Tx.

crystal clear / March 10, 2009 12:38 AM

Planning - putting the final touches to my new cafe menu. Pricing. Still adding and taking things out. Also planning some marketing strategies to attract more college students/h.s. students during the day.

I wish I could be planning a trip to some exotic location. Some day.

zoenotcool / March 10, 2009 10:49 AM

Cleaning up my desk/cube.
What errands to run during lunch and after work.
Information sharing: who, what, when.
Projects at home - inside and out.
Buying a used car.

A. Lewellen / March 10, 2009 11:13 AM

In no particular order:

Where to go on Vacation.
What to make for dinner.
Several paintings.
What to do while my wife watches Biggest Loser tonight.
The building of new home studio space.
Turning my 3 year old sons dresser into a giant robot.
What to plant in my backyard this year.
The building of two art & crafts style columns.
Some re-wiring for better lighting in my living room.
When to have a household "No TV Week".
What projects to tackle today.
My escape.

Carrie / March 10, 2009 11:45 AM

A trip to South Carolina to see the bf's family (am I the last one to know that ticket prices drop in the morning? I was confused last night b/c they doubled in less than a week, but oh this morning, same time period, they're back to normal)
Where to walk at lunch today.
Whether or not I can go to Mexico this summer.
How to make DeJour cat understand that just because Worm cat is on my lap doesn't mean that I love her less. I know just a few more weeks of explaining this, a light bulb will go off and she'll get it. I'm sure of it!

jennifer / March 10, 2009 2:20 PM

--how to get to the end of the week and the beginning of spring break

--what my dissertation research will focus on specifically

--all of the lounging that I'm going to do on a florida beach very soon!

wendi / March 10, 2009 3:53 PM

-for tomorrow, the first day of my fabulous new job teaching preschool: what to wear? what to bring for lunch? braids or ponytail (so as not to get too much paint or paste in my hair)?

also planning my windowbox garden for this spring. sigh.

Steven / March 10, 2009 5:31 PM

I am a Scorpio. I never plan. I plot.

Jill / March 11, 2009 10:49 AM

To change my attitude. Enough so that I can get unstuck.

sb / March 11, 2009 11:02 AM

@crystal clear - don't sweat it, most people in exotic locations are dreaming of cafe pricing strategies at this very moment.

sd / March 11, 2009 11:46 AM

My move to my girlfriend's place in April. Movers, storage space, furniture.

Finishing up the preparation for our new corporate website launch. 3 more days..

My gf's dirty 30 bday party. Karaoke!

Baldeesh / March 11, 2009 12:05 PM

How in the heck I'm going to get 15 different knitting projects done.

And my weekend - I really don't want to go to the south Side Irish Parade.

spence / March 11, 2009 1:02 PM

A volunteer vacation in the Southern Hemisphere over Christmas next year. Possible options: Tanzania, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

Val / March 11, 2009 1:55 PM

My Escape.

fluffy / March 11, 2009 8:42 PM


if you go to Tanzania, get your malaria shots. My grandma lived there and got malaria, and was then bald for the rest of her life.

jennifer / March 11, 2009 9:43 PM

@ spence - go to tanzania! such a beautiful country with beautiful people. re: malaria, there are no shots, just preventive pills that you take either once a week or once a day (depending on what your travel doctor recommends.) and re: the malaria/baldness connection, I have never heard of this (and I've been on the continent for multiple extended periods of time.)

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