September 11, 2011

Weekly review: Week ending September 9, 2011

September 11, 2011 - Categories: review, weekly

Busy week. Good week. Lots of stuff done. SQL Server 2000 still frustrating, though. Oh well! Drupal and Rails hacking going well.

From last week’s plans

  • Work
    • [X] Start on redesign for project T
    • [X] Do other coding tasks for project T
    • [X] Follow up on project O
    • [X] Revise drawings for Hello Monday! comic series: Bluepages done, next: work from home
    • Resolved server crash issue for project I
    • Improved Community Toolkit code – fixed bug
    • Regularly checked in on project I
  • Relationships
    • [X] Go to Quantified Self Toronto meetup, share notes on time tracking
    • [X] Reply to questions about quantified self
    • [-] Follow up on cat hotel / vets – choose an option
    • [X] Volunteer at Free Geek Toronto: take inventory of equipment, filter cards, improve checklist
  • Life
    • [X] Dashboard: Make hour visualization more flexible
    • [X] Dashboard: Get input from CSV
    • [X] Brainstorm other ways I can use delegation to improve life
    • [X] Take advantage of long weekend to plan projects
    • [-] Replace curtains (Value Village or Canadian Tire?)
    • [-] Look into buying summer flat shoes while they’re on clearance – postponing until next year
    • [X] Laptop: Copy photos and sketches onto new hard drive
    • [-] Try microphone as sound sensor
    • [-] Prepare month in review with stats
    • Practised with photo flashcards of people’s names and faces

Plans for next week

  • Work
    • [ ] Put together and give IBM Drupal Users Group presentation on Source code and configuration management
    • [ ] Implement more features for project T
    • [ ] Follow up on project I
    • [ ] Prototype some more for project O
  • Relationships
    • [ ] Help with build class
    • [ ] Follow up on cat boarding
  • Life
    • [X] Get a massage
    • [ ] Prototype decision tracker (Org?)
    • [ ] Start putting together notes for myself

Time analysis

Activity This week Last week Delta
Sleep 58.8 55.4 3.4 8.4 hours per week, back up to normal
Work 32.2 40.1 -7.9 3-day weekend
DISCRETIONARY 52.0 43.3 8.8
D – Break 2.0 2.4 -0.4
D – Writing 7.2 11.4 -4.2
D – Personal 12.3 13.5 -1.2 Dashboard hacking
D – Delegating 0.1 0.6 -0.5
D – Social 19.2 9.0 10.2 Science Centre and Quantified Self
D – Drawing 3.2 2.0 1.3
D – Shopping 2.5 2.0 0.5
D – Reading 5.6 5.6 Getting through lots of books
D – Other 2.5 -2.5 No electronics hacking
PERSONAL CARE 14.8 17.6 -2.8
P – Eating 2.8 5.0 -2.1
P – Routines 6.3 6.4 -0.1
P – Exercise 5.6 6.2 -0.6
UNPAID WORK 10.2 11.7 -1.5
UW – Cooking 3.1 7.4 -4.3
UW – Travel 1.4 0.6 0.8
UW – Tidying 5.7 3.7 2.0

Reorganized my time categories to match up with those used by OECD Society at a Glance reports for ease of comparison.