Weekly review: Week ending December 28, 2012

W- was on vacation this week, so I decided to take time off from work as well, although I couldn’t resist the temptation to do a little drawing and planning.

I’ve been moving more of my task management into Emacs, which is why this weekly review is more detailed. It’s good to see where the week

(PD – partially delegated; CD – could delegate?)

Accomplished this week

Business

  • [X] Take a break! =)
  • Earn: Set up Wave Accounting for sending out invoices – CD:general
  • Earn: Send Upverter an invoice – CD:writing
  • Connect: Reach out to HRPA about sketchnotes – CD:writing
  • Build: Document gallery update process – CD:writing
  • Build: Prepare sketchnote templates for ExperiVis – CD:drawing
  • Build: Add logo to website – CD:wordpress
  • Build: Research tech conferences – CD:research
  • Build: Change gallery detail to have full-size image or zoom – CD:wordpress
  • Build: Learn how to block specific pages from Google – CD:wordpress
  • Build: Set up e-mail forwarding – CD:google
  • Build: Sketchnote a book: Blue Ocean Strategy – CD:drawing
  • Build: Sketchnote a book: Running Lean – CD:drawing

Relationships

  • [X] Host get-together for W-‘s family
  • Thank Maira for her holiday card
  • Take Leia to the vet with Wayne

Life

  • [X] Have massage
  • [X] Review year
  • [X] Choose blog highlights
  • [X] Analyze blog following this pattern
  • Drawing
    • Go through Module 5: Your Personal Toolkit in Rockstar Scribe course
    • Draw 5-year vision in more colour
    • Draw 5-year map
    • Sketchnote 2012
  • Planning
    • Plan next year’s garden – CD:gardening
    • Update my short-term plans
    • Organize my contexts
    • Organize my someday/maybe list
  • Quantified Awesome – CD:rails
    • Add the ability to refresh library items
    • Fix Quantified Awesome bug – library refresh
  • Awesome Foundation Toronto
    • Set up newsletter – CD:writing
    • Verify that e-mail address works – CD:general
    • Send e-mails to all the rejected people – CD:writing
    • Document rejection process – CD:writing
  • Emacs – CD:emacs
    • Create a function that summarizes the weekly agenda in the form of my weekly review upcoming/past thing
    • Move tasks out of the weekly review list and into regular Org tasks
    • Get mail sending to work from my Windows system
    • Set up mail reading
    • Go through org-hacks
    • Figure out hierarchical tags in Emacs
    • Learn how to use Org to show tasks by effort estimate
    • Tweak my Org agenda views
  • Maintenance
    • Hem the Tilley pants – CD:sewing
    • Hem the yoga pants – CD:sewing
    • Re-attach my coat button – CD:sewing
    • Sort the winter accessories
    • Set up vet appointment – CD:phone

Plans for next week

Business

  • [ ] Earn: Check in with client E1
  • [ ] Connect: Have lunch with Nathan and Jen
  • [ ] Build: Update venue preferences for scheduling
  • [ ] Build: Tweak the underline to make it more swooshy
  • [ ] Build: Sketchnote a book

Relationships

  • [ ] Prepare warm lentil salad
  • [ ] Prepare celery root soup
  • [ ] Attend fitness class on Thursday

Life

Time review

Lots of sleep! Lots of exercise too, though, so all’s fair. I tried taking a break from work, but found myself focusing on drawing the logo and improving my skills anyway. =)

  • Business: 26.1 hours (Drawing: 17.3, Coding: 0.1)
  • Discretionary: 44.3 hours (Emacs: 6.0, Writing: 3.6)
  • Personal: 21.3 hours (Routines: 10.4)
  • Sleep: 67.1 hours – average of 9.6 hours per day
  • Unpaid work: 9.3 hours (Cook: 2.3, Tidy: 2.7)