buy buy buy, consume consume consume

I wish I had the energy necessary to run a site like Kevin Kelly's Recomendo, but here's a short list of recent things (mostly media purchases) that I've been loving every bit of:

And for no reason, a list of things I am lusting after (all for the new house -- pathetic what I've become, no?):

Signs I'm getting older (aside from the above list -- my 31st birthday is coming up in a couple weeks): five years ago, when I hung out with friends all we talked about was new music and art house movies (and the web). Now all we talk about are mortgage rates and who is trying to conceive (and the web, but just a little).