Author Archives: Andy

Weeknote for 2/18/2024

Housekeeping 😐 For my spring housekeeping, I spent some time on catch-up cleaning and boxing up my accumulated clutter. My kitchen floor and bedroom look a lot nicer now. This week I’ll continue sorting through the clutter and try to … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 2/11/2024

Productivity 😌 I made good progress on my Make integration with Notion, which will register a day’s session of work on a task. I’m switching projects now, so I’ll have to pick up the integration again in a few months … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 2/4/2024

Productivity 😌 I finished separating my intervals database into iteration and day databases. This week I’ll try to get through creating a Make scenario for automatically registering work sessions for my tasks in Notion. I do it manually now, and … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/28/2024

Productivity 🤔 After seeing that my non-project time blocks were taking over my evenings, I began instituting another little productivity hack: a 15-minute timer. I put it in my interval timer app alongside my daily routine timers so I’d see … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/21/2024

Productivity 😐 I started fixing some issues in the design of my Notion workspace that had been bothering me. I merged a couple of redundant database columns, which came from the way my data is cobbled together from different sources. … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/14/2024

Productivity 🧐 The next four weeks I’ll take care of some work-intensive parts of my productivity system that will set me up for future improvements. The main two are (1) learning how to automate Notion with Make and (2) learning … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/7/2024

Productivity 🤔 I spent the first half of the week scheduling my projects for the year. My experiment with full-year project scheduling last year worked well enough that I decided to keep it going with some changes. The main change … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/31/2023

Christmas 😌 In contrast with our other recent Christmases, this one was so low-key I had to remind myself it had even happened. Even so, in our quiet way we had plenty going on. Sunday we visited the black church … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/24/2023

Productivity 🧐 I started redesigning my Admin procedure, the daily session where I do bureaucratic tasks like answering emails. The process always feels unsettled and easily expands to take too much time, so I’m watching how I actually do it … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/17/2023

Productivity 🙂 I bought some small photo albums to display my motivational posters. That’s tidier than scattering them around the apartment. And instead of waiting to find images for all of them, for now they’ll just be written messages. Holidays … Continue reading

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