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Headlines for Thursday:

  1. Time to be selfish (48 words)
  2. Tough decisions (60 words)


    Priorities - A: high, B: medium, C: low; Status - _: unfinished, X: finished, C: cancelled, P: pending, o: in progress, >: delegated.
    AXDrop off more mangoes
    AXSee if I can refund ski trip
    AXBuy large containers
    AXRead example protocol
    AXPropose protocol for usability experiment
    AXReread research papers and look at methodology for evaluation
    AXWork on my thesis
    AXMeet with Mark
    AXCheck credit card bill from 2007.02.15


1. Time to be selfish: 14:19

I can make a difference in people's lives, yes, but if I direct that energy towards improving my own, I can make more of a difference in people's lives later on. Everything has to be worth it...

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2. Tough decisions: 16:31

I'm not sad. But I'm not thrilled, either. With all the challenges ahead of me, I need to have net positive energy; I can't even afford neutrality. So as tough as it may be, I'm going to have to force the issue.

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