Kaizen: meetings (November 12, 2007, 0) - I attended my first client meeting today, and I now have a clear idea
of what I need to do over the next few days. Yay! I’m going to try for
a compressed workweek, working all 40 hours before Friday so that I
can spend time with my mom when she comes in for my convocation.
What can I
Casualty: portable umbrella (August 2, 2005, 0) - The trouble with me is that I can keep track of only two things at the
same time. I’ve told myself again and again to look back before I
leave a place, and generally I’ve gotten very good at that. These
blanks, these unthinking moments are the chinks that I have to fill
in. Today’s casualty: a portable umbrella.
Remembering to breathe (October 31, 2006, 0) - One of the things about always being on, always working on stuff, is
that it’s sometimes hard to remember to just breathe. I’m glad that
Simon’s around to remind me of these things and to share those
moments. He came over last night. We talked until almost one o’ clock.
I showed him the video of my Emacs presentation,
More realizations (October 27, 2004, 0) - I’m finding it hard to concentrate on my project.
I need users. I need to know that what I am doing will make a
difference, no matter how small or for no matter how short a time. I’m
working on something I’ll personally never use. I know no one else is
going to use the software, either. It’s hard
High school acceptance, yay! (February 12, 2012, 4) - J- got into the CyberArts high school program! One of the coordinators called this week to offer acceptance and compliment her on her portfolio. She worked hard on that portfolio, which included a milk carton she designed for a grade 8 project, the digitally coloured Powerpoint sketch presentation she made in Grade 7, and a