Weekly review: Week ending June 7, 2010

What a week! W- and I spent the entire weekend woodworking. I’m tired, happy, and looking forward to the next week.

From last week’s plans:

Work

  • [X] Facilitate Jam – also built tools for analysis, yay!
  • [X] Talk to intern about GBS – Hina Khan
  • [X] Keep up with related initiatives
  • [  ] Update Idea Lab guide
  • [X] Prepare presentation on Idea Lab process for BlueIQ
  • [X] Provide feedback on project management presentation
  • More thoughts on career next steps

Relationships

  • [  ] Catch up with Maira Bay de Souza and Leigh Honeywell at hacklab.to – postponed to next week
  • [-] Work out cleaning schedule and possible maid service – actually, I can get a lot of tidying done in the evenings
  • [X] Get letter of invitation notarized and sent home
  • [-] Book a photographer – all the photographers I checked are booked, will widen search
  • [X] Batch-cook: two pecan pies, oatmeal cookies, sausages, ground beef mix, and curry
  • [X] Write stories for influence map
  • [X] Build box with floating bottom and sliding top
  • Replaced the spinach with pepper plants – got five garden salads out of the spinach + lettuce, yay
  • Did lots of batch-cooking to take advantage of cool days
  • Three-pizza story
  • Adventure: taking hardboard home (lashed it with twine)
  • Talked to an OJT about my mom’s book project
  • Got a toolbox and kitted it out

Life

  • [X] Sew notebook covers and pouches
  • [  ] Set up new webserver
  • Started sewing wrap pants

Plans for next week:

Work

  • [  ] Update Idea Lab guide
  • [  ] Give talk on Idea Labs

Relationships

  • [  ] Check out more photographers
  • [  ] Catch up with Maira Bay de Souza and Leigh Honeywell at hacklab.to
  • [  ] Finish box joint jig
  • [  ] Make box-jointed box
  • [  ] Finish influence map stories

Life

  • [  ] Set up new webserver
  • [  ] Take it easy