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The Challenge of Relative Fun

Every day starts with an onslaught of choices, tasks, and, in my house, attacks from clawed felines. There’s the standard issue stuff – making breakfast, ingesting as much caffeine as possible, staring at the ceiling and wishing for just one more hour of sleep. And then there’s the interesting bits, what actually gets done not by necessity […]

After It Happens – Returning to normal after a big event

Recently, I had a wedding. Against, perhaps, all odds, I was the groom. Dances and drinks were had. Merry times and all that. Nobody died, and I woke up the next morning with a wife. All in all, quite awesome. However, over the last two weeks, I’ve been doing the sort of thing that usually […]

The Post-it Note Plan

If there’s one thing you’ll encounter in a perusal of internet message boards, blogs, and the Business shelves of your local bookstores, it’s methods for planning your day. They’ve got all kinds of snazzy names, like Inbox Zero, the Pomodoro method, Getting Things Done, Blast Jumping, etc. All of them are equally valid and worthless, […]