Category Archives: Cooking

Weeknote for 7/12/2020

Self-improvement 🤔 Choice architecture might help me make better everyday decisions. Continuing in my theme of social engineering, I listened to Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein, which promotes libertarian paternalism, designing the way choices are presented so that … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/7/2020

Math 😐 I got through another chapter. I finished the fractions chapter and part of decimals. I still wasn’t protecting my project time, and I also spent a lot of time on grocery shopping and meal planning. This week I’ll … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/31/2020

Math 😐 I read half a chapter. My fatigue was up last week, and my time management was down, so I didn’t get very far in my prealgebra book, only around halfway through the fractions chapter. This week I’ll try … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/24/2020

Math 🙂 I’m in 3rd grade now. Prealgebra is rolling along. I got through three chapters (whole numbers, the language of algebra, and integers), which means I’ve finally gotten past whole number arithmetic in my relearning attempts. This week I’m … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/17/2020

Learning 🙂 Feeling good about failure. Last week completed the first sprint of my project to algorithmically generate a dictionary of mnemonic substitutes to help in memorizing, a lot like the ones in this thread. My aim in this sprint … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/3/2020

Learning 😎 For my project to create a first draft of a dictionary of mnemonic substitute words, I finished setting up the TransPhoner software and tinkered with it enough to see that parts of it will be useful. This week … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/11/2019

Life maintenance 🙄 My life has been kind of crowded with life maintenance lately. I’m handling it okay, but it’s giving me less time for my projects and for sleep, and it’s been burdening me with extra worry. See the … Continue reading

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Update for 12/31/2017

Christmas Highlights from my Christmas vacation, part 2. I was with my family at our annual gathering at our parents’ house. Sunday 🤔 Sunday morning we visited an Episcopal church we’d visited the previous year. It was just the liturgical … Continue reading

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Update for 5/28/2017

Productivity – Working on projects during dinner turned out to be the best idea I’ve had in a while. I worked on them many more hours than I have been, mostly on the code console. I’ll keep this schedule until … Continue reading

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Update for 1/22/2017

It’s Thursday, a record for lateness on one of these weekly updates. For the newcomers, the date in the title really just tells you which week I’m updating for rather than the exact day I’m posting it. Ideally I post … Continue reading

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