Lifelong Passion

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As I spend a lovely fall day at my desk I wonder why it is that it pleases me so much to putter with administrative tasks like bookkeeping and organizing. Strangely enough I have always liked to do this. I remember as a child spending hours at my desk. I particularly liked to cut sign-up forms out of National Geographic …

Weekend

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Don’t get me wrong, I’m glad to hear from clients who want my services. But everyone getting in touch at 4pm on a Friday afternoon? Really? This is when you think of me? Thanks guys.

Sunday Geeky Sunday

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I spent an enjoyable day polishing my skills. I worked through some basic lessons in Code Academy. I started at the beginning with HTML and CSS. There was quite a bit I already knew but I also appreciated the structure and learned or cemented a number of new or only barely understood concepts. The practice was also useful. I had …

What I Love To Do

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Around 3 or 4 years ago I wrote down a list of things I love to do. It includes things like, “figure stuff out,” “learn cool technical stuff,” “play with computers and office supplies,” and “help people stop struggling, find ease.” I stuck this list in the front of my journal. It’s been there all this time and I stopped …

Productivity and Time Management

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I’m competing in a Toastmasters humorous speech contest this week. My plan is to make fun of the fact that I love to try new productivity tools and that I waste time trying out new systems for being productive. It’s true. I am a sucker for a pretty interface. But there is something to be said for the time I …