Category Archives: Money

Weeknote for 1/29/2023

Productivity πŸ€” I planned some of the changes I want to make to my project format and organization in Notion. I made some of the changes, but I’ll have to make the rest as a side project. I made a … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/1/2023

Christmas 😌 The week of Christmas felt more normal and relaxed. By Christmas our family crises had settled, and we enjoyed our traditional Thanksgiving-Christmas dinner, a long nap, and finally in the evening, opening the tree presents. My family gave … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/25/2022

Christmas πŸ˜• The first half of my Christmas vacation was a big mix of good and bad. On the good side, I finished my gift labels on Monday before I left and my wrapping on Tuesday when I got there, … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/8/2021

Finances πŸ€” I’m planning my investments with the Bogleheads’ Retiree Portfolio Model. My impression is it contains most of the formulas I was going to have to research or guess at, so it should save a lot of time. I … Continue reading

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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 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 7/18/2021

Blog πŸ™‚ I got the new email subscription set up. The signup form is in the sidebar, ready for your address. Finances πŸ™‚ Last week I reduced my monthly expenses by about $80. I cancelled some subscriptions, went back to … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 7/11/2021

Blog 😐 MailPoet has taken a lot of time to set up. However, I’m down to the last few steps, so my email subscribers will be getting a request to reconfirm their subscriptions very soon. I unsubscribed from my text-to-speech … 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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