Sabbatical Checklist

So on August 1st, I lost my job. Laid off. The upside is that I’ve already landed a replacement gig elsewhere and I’m excited about the opportunity. So here I am. Waiting for my start date on the 29th. So I guess this means I’m on sabbatical for a bit, and that I need to … Read more

Recent Productivity

Wednesday: got trash/recycling out just before the trucks arrived got kids dressed, fed, and schlepped over to daycare/preschool, respectively applied for unemployment found out that Johnny Surprise is moving to Mpls from St. Paul and he’ll only be like 5-6 blocks away called mom re: babysitting moved chair out of bedroom and bookshelf into bedroom … Read more

Weekend Battle Plan

During Friday Lunch: Order new bike helmet Friday After Work: longish commute home, going to try to get 20-25 miles in, mixing in some hills and some intervals nixed due to late departure from the office new brake pads on Salsa take race wheels off Salsa, replace with the 32-spoke Mavic Open Pros pizza movie … Read more

Tonight’s To-Do

Yeah, another of those non-exciting blogs. Deal. My carryover list is down to three things, which are at the top of the list. Everything else is additional stuff that needs to be tackled. get dovecot and spam assassin working on my server email bike shop boss research tattoo lasering  survive bike commute home good day, … Read more

To-Do Tonight

unload stuff from old house into garage/appropriate places get an Ubuntu virtual machine going start getting first chapter of Blackjack Runner into Scrivener so I can, y’know, actually get this whole thing ready to rock prep for tomorrow’s work commute — bike tweaks, clean cycling clothes, etc. finish offload from old external drive to new … Read more