July 29, 2007

Weekly review: July 23 to July 29

July 29, 2007 - Categories: weekly

Goals from last week:

Goals last week This week
Finish and print thesis draft In progress. Up to the tenth revision of my paper. Supervisor happy. Needs some more formatting, though.
Book room for defense Done.
Meet manager re declined offer Met Robert Terpstra and had great conversation about life.
Ping tech sales Talked to Liz Elek about immigration documents.
Read more books Read 7 books: one book on sales, four books on relationships, one book on e-mail, and one book on jobs. Only one sales book and one relationships book were particularly note-worthy: How to Sell to Difficult Customers, and the Feminine Mistake.
Start booksnake blog Done: Booksnake
Do core exercises 3x week Assisted reverse chin-ups.
Finish 6 more sessions of Cantonese study 5 done so far, 1 more scheduled today.
Fri: Attend drop-in circus class Tons of fun!
Revise CASCON paper Not started.
Build cooking vocabulary Not started.
Swim Not started.
Outsource a task Not started.
Plan birthday event – LifeCamp Not started. Thinking about what I want to do with my life.

Other stuff this week:

Next week:

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Croissants and tea

July 29, 2007 - Categories: happy

Freshly-baked home-made croissants filled with marzipan and sprinkled
with slivered almonds. Check.

English Breakfast tea. Check.

Are there any better ways to start a Sunday?

Random Emacs symbol: forward-list – Command: Move forward across one balanced group of parentheses.

GTD in Emacs

July 29, 2007 - Categories: emacs

credmp has an excellent blog post on GTD with Emacs using Planner and Remember. I’m so happy! =)

Random Emacs symbol: x-last-selected-text-primary – Variable: The value of the PRIMARY X selection last time we selected or