Category Archives: Life maintenance

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 9/25/2022

Life maintenance πŸ€” Looking into candidates to replace my retired primary doctor has been teaching me some more about research processes that work for me. I’m hoping this week I can settle on a few doctor options and make an … Continue reading

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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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