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mon posted: Sun 2018-03-18 20:33:35 tags: books, time use
Clearly the NRA, as a gun industry lobby org, wants a nation flooded with guns because everybody wants a gun because everybody feels like guns are already everywhere and thinks they'll feel safer with a gun. The realities are: if you own a gun, the likelihood of fending off a gun-toting home invasion or foiling an armed robbery with your gun, is much less than the likelihood of injuring yourself or a loved one with your gun, or becoming a victim of gun theft, or having your gun snatched and used against y... (...more)
#000000 Friday posted: Fri 2017-11-24 10:41:26 tags: healing, time use
Quite some time ago I took the "Love Languages" inventory to learn my "languages" in order of preference are: 9 Physical Touch 9 Quality Time 8 Acts of Service 3 Words of Affirmation 1 Receiving Gifts Miss Cupcake's, by contrast, are: 12 Acts of Service 7 Quality Time 5 Receiving Gifts 4 Words of Affirmation 2 Physical Touch "Knowing" this is not the same as "having an email filed away to refer to when I randomly think of it". I have a lifelong weakness for filing information away as a ... (...more)
wed posted: Wed 2017-06-07 13:49:26 tags: time use
scratchpad
to-do / want to do / wants
journal
financial: budget, account records, projection, retirement plan
contacts
tue posted: Tue 2017-05-16 07:34:45 tags: time use
For a long time at work, I had a word-processor file with to-do items at the top followed by journal entries, most-recent first. This became unmanageable so I split out my to-do list into a separate WP file. In meetings, as I take handwritten notes, I flag "action items" with an eyecatching star, to tackle right away after the meeting or at least transcribe into my medium-range to-do list. But now, eyeballing my journal, I see it could work to just copy my hand notes directly into the journal, with the... (...more)
mon posted: Mon 2017-05-08 09:12:18 tags: time use
Coffee, 18g yogurt, vitamin and an omega-3 cap. Ran out the battery charge on my BlueAnt earbuds. No idea really how much total time I got from a full charge. Chick-Fil-A I was a little hung up on what it even means when a job listing calls for candidates to be "detail oriented". I don't know if I'm any closer to knowing what it means. It appears maybe it's nothing more than "having at least normal capacity to self-organize, follow directions and focus". Salespeople do not have to be "detail oriented",... (...more)