Category Archives: COVID-19

Weeknote for 5/22/2022

Health πŸ˜• My COVID quarantine might continue this week. The take-home instructions from my antibody treatment say to self-isolate until my symptoms have been gone for 24 hours. So I spent last week waiting for my cough to disappear, remembering … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/15/2022

Health πŸ€” I caught a (so far) mild case of COVID. My symptoms started Monday, and I tested positive on Tuesday. But I’ve been able to smell, taste, and breathe the whole time. My worst symptom was an intermittent 102 … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 2/27/2022

Website 😐 I’m taking a break from my main projects to fix my website. Not only has someone asked me about a page on the wiki, but I’m working on something new to post there. So it’s time to prioritize … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/25/2021

Finances πŸ˜• I looked a little into estate planning and medium-term investing and defined some deliverables. I struggled to get anywhere on this last week. Fatigue and other tasks kept intruding on my project time. And I didn’t have a … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/4/2021

Blog 😐 I’m working on the email subscription replacement for Feedburner, which will be MailPoet. If you currently get my blog updates over email, in the next day or three I’ll be sending you an email with instructions on how … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/10/2021

Health 😌 My post-Christmas self-isolation is done, and I haven’t had COVID symptoms. And I haven’t heard bad news from my family, so it seems that by some mixture of hard work and luck, we avoided disaster. Politics πŸ˜• My … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/20/2020

Life maintenance 😐 My pre-road-trip COVID test came back negative. I had to break my self-isolation for my regularly scheduled outpatient hospital visit and a couple of curbside pickups at stores, but I’d already arranged a COVID test for five … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 10/25/2020

Christmas labels πŸ™‚ I made progress again. Still hoping to finish this week. Fiction πŸ€” Friday my department at work had a lunch discussion of The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick. We talked about whether it … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/12/2020

Self-improvement πŸ€” 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 5/17/2020

Learning πŸ™‚ 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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