Slight Change in Google Reader

(Sorry if you just got a blank post…the keyboard and I are having some issues)

They’ve made a slight change to Google Reader. Up until now, it’s always just had a total count of 100+…and then last week I reeled in the face of 342 items unread. Ouch. Apparently they’ve decided to make it so we can figure out exactly how many items are waiting for us.

I try, usually rather unsuccessfully, to keep my “to read and comment upon” list to under a hundred. Now I’m not sure if I feel more or less overwhelmed. And then there is the curious part of me that goes “well, but what if I’m gone for a weekend, will it be 1000+ or will it be 1438?”

I’d rather not find out.