Virtual assistance and a review of TimeSvr, ODesk (March 13, 2009, 3) - I’m starting to get the hang of this delegation thing, and I like it.
Jeff Widman pointed me to TimeSvr.com, a virtual assistance outsourcing service that’s priced much more affordably than similar services like AskSunday, GetFriday, and LongerDays. With a USD 69/month plan, you get unlimited 15-minute requests and up to 8 hours for complex tasks.
Chocolate-chip oatmeal cookies (October 9, 2005, 0) - From cooks.com:
CHOCO – CHIP OATMEAL COOKIES
- 1 1/4 c. butter, softened
- 3/4 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
- 1/2 c. granulated sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. salt
- 3 c. Quick or Old Fashioned Quaker Oats, uncooked
- 1 (12 oz.) pkg. semi-sweet chocolate pieces
Moved back home (May 9, 2003, 0) - Papa picked me up yesterday and brought me home.
Catastrophix now has a nice, soft coat, and her eyes are starting to change color – bluish, I think.
Guess I’ll be moving back home next week. Still have to look for another place to stay; maybe the solo apartments near Miriam?
Ways to make winter better (January 17, 2009, 7) - I get hit pretty hard by the winter blues. The desaturated bleakness of the snow-laden landscape triggers an almost-physical reaction in me. While I may not be able to get rid of winter entirely (or escape to the Philippines as soon as the first snow falls), there are probably lots of little ways I can
Kaizen: Thinking about presentations (February 22, 2011, 3) - I’ve just finished a presentation (The ITSC Guide to Conference Awesomeness) and I’ve got a few presentations coming up:
Remote Presentations That Rock (Feb 28 in person at IBM, plus virtual sessions at IBM)
Braindump: Note-taking in Org Mode (GTALUG, in person)
Learning on the Network (virtual, IBM)
I also plan to experiment with Slideshare’s Zipcast feature, maybe doing