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Headlines for Monday:

  1. Stuffed toy! (37 words)
  2. Activity ideas, or Spending-time-with-Sacha-HOWTO (221 words)

Horizon

2006.11.05 CAS project review
2006.11.07 KMD2004 backgrounder article
2006.11.20 MIE1402 research paper report
2006.11.30 CAS project prototype

Tasks

    Priorities - A: high, B: medium, C: low; Status - _: unfinished, X: finished, C: cancelled, P: pending, o: in progress, >: delegated.
    AX@1700 MIE1402
    AXDoublecheck my schedule for MIE1402H1F
    AXBrunch

    Research

    AXRevise proposal
    AXWrite about problems encountered
    AX20min Read sample progress report / proposal
    AXWrite objectives of research
    AXWrite project plans

    IBM

    AXRead a bit of the IBM blogosphere

    Sharpening the saw

    AXLearn how to use ledger; sort out my finances

    Cleaning up

    AXMake space under bathroom sink
    AXMake space on bathroom shelves
    AXControl my desk again
    AXPut away laundry

    AXType up date matrix

Notes

1. Stuffed toy!: 19:53

My mom sent me a penguin stuffed toy! =) And cute cat self-adhesive notes! And a Halloween gift box with a cute cat on it! =) Awww...

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2. Activity ideas, or Spending-time-with-Sacha-HOWTO: 21:31

A good way to grow friendships (or relationships, for that matter) is to do non-work stuff together. I initially stuck this under OnLove#date-ideas, but realized it was generally applicable.

Objectives for activities:

  • Enjoy life
  • Get to know each other
  • Share experiences: "Remember when..."
  • Expand our experience and try something new
  • Work towards goals
 Familiar surroundingsChange of scene
Low-key
  • Conversation
  • Playing board games like Scrabble or chess
  • Watching a movie (thought-provoking, uplifting, funny, senti (but not cheesy))
  • Reading books and sharing ideas
  • Playing billiards
  • Meditating
  • Exploring art and culture (see below)
  • Learning a foreign language
  • Walking around, preferably near water
  • Exploring art and culture
  • Window-shopping
  • Attending a lecture
  • Visiting friends
  • Picnicking
  • Golf
  • Badminton
High-key
  • Larger conversation / dinner party
  • Hack night
  • Goal sprint - pick a goal and work towards it
  • Table tennis
  • Foosball
  • Attending a tech event
  • Volunteering: canvassing, etc.
  • Rockclimbing
  • Tennis
  • Skating
  • Power-walking/running
  • Biking

Art and culture

  • sketching
  • working with clay / pottery / sculpture
  • listening to music
  • making music
  • reading
  • writing (poetry, short stories, nonfiction)
  • developing a better sense of design
  • taking photographs
  • going to a museum or gallery (realistic paintings, photographs, sculptures)
  • watching a play

Feel free to suggest more!

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E-mail sent

  1. Reply to Andrea Penney - sent yesterday
  2. E-mail to Alvin Chin
  3. Reply to Thuan Ta
  4. Reply to Mama - sent today
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