Category Archives: Productivity

Weeknote for 3/29/2020

COVID-19 😐 This pandemic means different things to different people. Something I realized after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami is that disasters are selective–the people living past the edge of the wave didn’t have their homes destroyed, and people inside … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 2/2/2020

Conceptual modeling 🙂 I got through 2 1/2 chapters of Meaning and Argument, and inspired by my upcoming project on learning, I’ve decided to format my notes in a way that’s optimized for memorization rather than trying to make them … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 1/5/2020

Conceptual modeling 🤔 I did my project proposal and started on the first phase I’d planned–adding the translation spreadsheet entries for Attempto Controlled English, which is a restricted form of English that a computer can interpret and translate into logical … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 12/8/2019

Christmas labels 😛 Not quite done, but I made good progress. I give myself about 2 1/2 more weeks and it should be done. 😉 Last week my excuse was that music preparation kind of took over my time, but … Continue reading

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Weeknote for 8/11/2019

Life maintenance 🙄 My life has been kind of crowded with life maintenance lately. I’m handling it okay, but it’s giving me less time for my projects and for sleep, and it’s been burdening me with extra worry. See the … Continue reading

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Update for 9/16/2018

People 🙂 My brother Michael’s visit continued on Sunday. He was in town to see the head priest of their new church plant get ordained. I tagged along and got to see my old work friend and his family, who … Continue reading

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Update for 7/22/2018

Life maintenance Just kidding, I guess. I’m moving after all. At the end of July. A lot happened last week. My top choice of apartments wasn’t going to be ready till after my lease ended, so I was thinking I’d … Continue reading

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Update for 7/15/2018

Productivity 🙂 I’ve been taking a break from my conceptual modeling project to read a book by Jon Acuff called Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done. It took me a week longer than I expected, but I finished the … Continue reading

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Update for 1/14/2018

Productivity 🙄 My laziness at home is being stubborn, so I’m going to start using my productivity tricks, like microtasks (just do one small thing to get started) and implementation intentions (like “When I get home, I will immediately start … Continue reading

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Update for 11/19/2017

Last week was calmer. It was also largely taken up by trying to write the previous blog post. So this entry is a little shorter. Productivity 🙂 The week before last amounted to a revolution in my productivity, if it … Continue reading

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