Weekly review: Week ending August 8, 2010

From last week’s plans:

Long-weekend focus: declutter space, organize information

Work

  • [X] Organize upcoming Idea Labs
  • [X] Answer more requests for community toolkit: statistics, bugfixes, etc.
  • [  ] Package Lotus Notes plugin – postponed, but worked on community membership management for Lotus Notes plugin
  • Helped revise slides and posters
  • Helped a client learn more about Idea Labs
  • Gave mentoring advice
  • Talked to potential new team

Relationships

  • [X] Declutter living room – wow! so different now.
  • [  ] Follow up with people, learning about them and their interests – still haven’t followed up on tweetup or class
  • [X] Catch up with mylifeandart
  • Bought a television and a Playstation 3
  • Bought latest book in Artemis Fowl series
  • Treated W- and J- to Despicable Me, which was lots of fun
  • Experimented with the Litter Robot – wonder if the cats will take to it. Pricey, but if it works…
  • Decluttered living room and gave away a third of our books
  • Harvested our first bitter melon and made pinakbet with it =)

Life

  • [-] Draw more! =)
  • [-] Create an index for images, book notes, blog posts, etc. – scanned my sketches
  • [-] Plan next tea party – maybe end of month?
  • [C] Price-match blender if possible – cancelled because of price differences for colour
  • Posted lots of reflections
  • Replanted large parts of the garden
  • Upgraded to Lucid Lynx

Next week’s plans:

Work

  • Organize upcoming Idea Labs
  • Attend training for Application Innovation Services consultants
  • Work on plugin to make it easier for other people to organize Idea Labs
  • Contact briefing consultants regarding the expertise pilot

Relationships

  • Send a quick note to people I met at VXToronto and in woodworking class
  • Mail lots of jam

Life

  • Pick up more travel business wear at the Tilley sale
  • Outline my “lifeline of books” (see “Write for Your Lives”)