Category Archives: Life maintenance

Weeknote for 4/18/2021

Website 😐 I updated my website software. I made a WordPress update, which broke the blog, updated my PHP version, which broke the wiki, and updated MediaWiki, which fixed the wiki except for the abandoned extensions I’ll have to replace. … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/27/2020

Video πŸ€” Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me gives us Laura’s side of the story. Between tasks in my travel preparations, I watched the Twin Peaks movie. Some of the actors in the retrospective documentary said they were disappointed the … 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 12/13/2020

Life maintenance 😌 I got my Christmas present mailed in plenty of time. This was one of those times when a deadline made me procrastinate less and not more. πŸ™„ Polyphasic sleep apparently doesn’t work for me. I’ve drifted into … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/6/2020

Christmas labels 😌 I finished them. On Saturday I was on the home stretch, so I pretended it was Christmas Eveβ€”the time I’d normally finish themβ€”and worked on it till morning. I’d slept earlier in the night, so it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 11/29/2020

Christmas labels 😐 I’m about 95% done. Hopefully this last little bit doesn’t drag on too long. I should be able to finish it in a couple of days. Life maintenance 😌 I upgraded to an iPhone 12 mini. I … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 5/10/2020

Text-to-speech πŸ™‚ A few weeks ago when I included an audio version of my post, I had a couple of (off-blog) comments about the unexciting tone of the text-to-speech voice Noah, and though I had sampled far blander voices, I … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/19/2020

Website πŸ™‚ I’m experimenting with adding text-to-speech to my site. Click the Listen button at the top of this post to hear it read by a life-like machine. I’ll probably try a few options, but this is a pretty good … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 4/12/2020

Productivity 😎 In my continual quest not to waste my life, I seem to have taken a couple of significant steps forward in the past week, if they last. At the beginning of the week I picked up an idea … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 3/22/2020

Learning πŸ™‚ I had the notion that Josh Kaufman’s book The First 20 Hours would help me plan my projects, since many of them are about learning new skills, so I listened to that early in the week with the … Continue reading

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