Sometimes, when Jessica Gross is in a funk, she makes a list of things she likes to cheer herself up. Last year, she began wondering what other people might put on their own lists and started a site, Things We Like, to document their answers. The site was a hit, and a branch of the New York Public Library is displaying some of her lists this month.
Jessica was kind enough to meet up with me on a recent afternoon to talk about the power of list-making, what makes a list extra special, and how she got her exhibit up and running.
What was the genesis of Things We Like?
I started the site in May of 2015. I am obsessed with making lists because I’m a very anxious person and it calms me. I was often finding myself making lists of things that I like to sort…
View original post ещё 1 111 слов