Category Archives: Housekeeping

Weeknote for 10/2/2022

Life maintenance 😐 I narrowed down my candidates for primary doctor and ranked them to clarify my options. This week I’ll try to make an appointment with one of them for the annual physical I’ve been postponing since the start … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 2/13/2022

Website 😐 I’m fixing the wiki side of the website. If you hadn’t noticed, the front page of this site used to point to a page that looks like Wikipedia, and now it points to this blog. At the end … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 2/6/2022

Productivity 😎 I got through another page of the Org guide, and then I made a cheat spreadsheet. It’ll let me sort by different pieces of info so I have a more flexible way to review the many, many commands. … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 11/14/2021

Christmas labels 😐 I made decent progress. I’m about at the place I hoped to be a week ago. Programming πŸ™‚ I snuck in some Haskell learning and finally finished unit 2. Since this is going more slowly than I … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/27/2021

Productivity 😎 I made a couple of interval timers to march me through my morning and night routines. A sign of a disturbed mind, I’m sure. I chose those routines because in theory they should fit into reliable time frames, … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/13/2021

Finances 😐 I finished my expense goal calculations with grad school and a pet. For grad school I chose about 20 schools for AI and cognitive science based on their rankings at US News and CollegeHippo, and I gathered tuition … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 6/6/2021

Finances 😐 I started researching grad school costs. What I’ve learned so far is that university websites are confusing. I’m going to try not to get lost in the details, because right now I’m only looking for ballpark figures. I’m … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/30/2021

Finances πŸ˜• I examined some opinions on long-term care insurance. I spent more time on them than is really called for at this stage of this project, since I’m only collecting costs, but I’ll need to look into it sometime … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/23/2021

Business 😎 How to Manage Complex Programs by Tom Kendrick has returned me to my project of treating my life as a business. A program in this context is a set of interrelated projects. Kendrick is writing about corporate programs, … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/16/2021

Housekeeping 😐 I’ve entered the messy phase of tidying. Marie Kondo says you need to purge before you organize, but really there’s some pre-purge organizing you have to do. You have to get all the items from the category you’re … Continue reading

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