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Headlines for Sunday:

  1. Weekly review: July 23 to July 29 (332 words)
  2. Croissants and tea (39 words)
  3. GTD in Emacs (36 words)


    Priorities - A: high, B: medium, C: low; Status - _: unfinished, X: finished, C: cancelled, P: pending, o: in progress, >: delegated.
    AXWrite article for tomorrow
    AXTea party
    AXPay credit card
    AXBalance books


1. Weekly review: July 23 to July 29: 12:00

Goals from last week:

Goals last week This week
Finish and print thesis draft In progress. Up to the tenth revision of my paper. Supervisor happy. Needs some more formatting, though.
Book room for defense Done.
Meet manager re declined offer Met Robert Terpstra and had great conversation about life.
Ping tech sales Talked to Liz Elek about immigration documents.
Read more books Read 7 books: one book on sales, four books on relationships, one book on e-mail, and one book on jobs. Only one sales book and one relationships book were particularly note-worthy: How to Sell to Difficult Customers, and the Feminine Mistake.
Start booksnake blog Done: Booksnake
Do core exercises 3x week Assisted reverse chin-ups.
Finish 6 more sessions of Cantonese study 5 done so far, 1 more scheduled today.
Fri: Attend drop-in circus class Tons of fun!
Revise CASCON paper Not started.
Build cooking vocabulary Not started.
Swim Not started.
Outsource a task Not started.
Plan birthday event - LifeCamp Not started. Thinking about what I want to do with my life.

Other stuff this week:

  • Watched J-'s Shakespeare for Kids performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
  • Watched Dream in High Park performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
  • Found other book-related blogs.
  • Signed up on, a social website for stuff you want to do with your life. Like 43things, but better for my purposes.
  • Skin reacting to Clinique acne starter kit. Toner might be too strong.

Next week:

  • Send thesis draft to people, really.
  • Check paperwork requirements for post-graduate work permit and start compiling them.
  • Revise CASCON paper.
  • Do one week + one advance post for Booksnake.
  • Plan birthday event, really.
  • Touch IBM blogosphere.
  • Swim.
  • Pay rent and balance books.
  • Learn about sales.

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2. Croissants and tea: 12:49

Freshly-baked home-made croissants filled with marzipan and sprinkled with slivered almonds. Check.

English Breakfast tea. Check.

Are there any better ways to start a Sunday?

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3. GTD in Emacs: 22:37

credmp has an excellent blog post on GTD with Emacs using Planner and Remember. I'm so happy! =)

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