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Week 29: July 13-19
The Week, Mostly In Order
Spent a few hours last week moving recent notes into Obsidian. I’m intrigued by the Zettlecasten method of note taking.
How To Take Smart Notes
by Sönke Ahrens, about the history and methods of Zettlekasten. Using this book as the first experiment in Zettle notes is a little meta…
Starting a week of accessibility training at work. This is long overdue. I’ve been pushing for this for years. Now there’s an entire Director-level led Accessibility Initiative. Good stuff! To be clear, I had nothing to do with this new inititave, but I’m happy at least someone is doing it.
The nearly-two-year-old climbed out of his crib for the first time this morning. So that’s a thing now. If it keeps happening, we’re converting to a toddler bed.
C has an ear infection and got a
test today. We’re on 10 days of total lockdown until the test comes back and we make sure G and I are free of symptoms.
by Hal Elrod. With everything going on, California probably going back into
lockdown, and a nearly permanent working-at-home situation, I like the idea of a super early morning routine to kickstart my day and have some exercise and meditation time to myself.
Did I mention I started meditation again this week? I’m using the Headspace app, and I’m liking it so far.
Going from reading no books to reading two simultaneously is not as hard as I feared. I’ve never
read a book, with note taking and referncing and stuff. I’ve always just burned through a few pages every night before bed. Taking notes while reading makes things a lot easier to absorb and keep straight. Maybe I should have tried note-taking back in college. ¯_(ツ)_/¯
The boy crawled out of his crib again during his nap. I’m converting it to a toddler bed this weekend, and putting a latch on the door. That kid is an escape artist
C is still not feeling better, still waiting on
Warning of serious brain disorders in people with mild coronavirus symptoms
by Ian Sample
How to make real progress with goal setting
by Mike Vardy
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by Roman Pichler
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