Category Archives: Fiction

Weeknote for 8/1/2021

People πŸ™‚ My parents drove up to visit for a couple of days and drop off some boxes of my stuff. We spent the time eating at restaurants, playing Isle of Skye, napping, visiting my favorite water tower, and watching … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 11/8/2020

Christmas labels πŸ™‚ I’ve gotten to the part where I create the labels. It’ll still take some time, so given my pace it’ll probably take this whole week. But that’s still miles better than doing it all Christmas Eve! Fiction … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 11/1/2020

Christmas labels 😐 Still working on it. Even though I didn’t finish last week, I was pleased with my progress compared to some other weeks, given how much I’ve struggled to do anything productive lately. As usual I’m hopeful that … 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 10/18/2020

Christmas labels 😐 No progress last week. I was too preoccupied with the rest of life. Fiction πŸ™‚ I finished my Thomas Ligotti book, Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe. It’s an omnibus of his first two short story … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 10/11/2020

Christmas labels 😐 I made substantial progress. I doubt I’ll finish this week, but probably by the end of the month. Fiction πŸ™‚ I finished my Brian Evenson collections. These were A Collapse of Horses, Windeye, and Fugue State. Some … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 10/4/2020

Christmas labels 😐 I got started. That’s about all the progress I made. I also realized a week late that October’s project month started this week, not last week, so I shorted last month’s project. But it doesn’t matter, since … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/9/2020

Math πŸ€” I feel more motivated to study math. Thanks to David Tall and some handily organized course descriptions from California State University, I found out that I won’t get to the interesting, formal mathematics I’ve been waiting for till … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/26/2020

Math 😐 I continued my prealgebra review. I was juggling work and naps for most of the week, so I was only able to squeeze math in on the weekend, but I was pleased at how quickly the note-taking went. … 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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