July 22, 2007

Bulk view

Weekly review: 2007.07.16 – 2007.07.21

Last week

  • After six revisions this week, my thesis is almost in a defensible form. Yay!
  • Will defend my thesis on August 8. The end is in sight!
  • Took information processing aptitude exam. Need more practice in word problems, I think.
  • Declined a formal job offer after much deliberation. Intuition tells me to go into technical sales.
  • Debriefed after declining job offer.
  • Awesome cooking and eating. Have decided to “live rich”, and good food is part of that.
  • Read five books. More on this later.
  • Sewed a pair of Thai pants for Alice as a going-away present. Used too much material. It was fun, though. Thinking of next project…
  • Attended VizThink4. That was fun.
  • Attended Alice’s going away party. Will miss her!
  • Caught up with Jed.
  • Talked to research supervisor on the phone. On track.
  • Installed shopping cart on my website. Still looking into PDF delivery systems.
  • Ordered books from Amazon.
  • Changed my Fido plan from $10 for 1000 text messages to $3 for 50.
  • Mailed care package to sister’s boyfriend’s dad.
  • Looked for virtual assistants in the Philippines following advice in book “4-Hour Work Week”.
  • Could not find a single shirt I liked in Eaton Centre during the sale. May invest in tailoring.
  • Ordered another bucketload of books from library. Have hit limit and should return some books soon.
  • Made Greasemonkey script for my use of Toronto Public Library.
  • Skin clearing up, probably thanks to Clinique acne kit.

Next week

  • Finish and print thesis draft
  • Book room for defense
  • Meet manager re declined offer
  • Ping tech sales
  • Read more books
  • Start booksnake blog
  • Do core exercises 3x week
  • Revise CASCON paper
  • Build cooking vocabulary
  • Finish 6 more sessions of Cantonese study
  • Swim
  • Outsource a task
  • Plan birthday event – LifeCamp
  • Fri: Attend drop-in circus class

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