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If I were to tell you about a cutting edge tool that will make your blog (and life) better, you would probably want to learn more about it. Am I right? I thought so. However, if I told you that this cutting edge tool was a notebook, you would probably call me crazy. That’s right, a plain ol’ spiral notebook with real paper in it.
It’s true that of all the tools I have utilized in my life, nothing has been more beneficial than a notebook. It’s the once place I can write down whatever I want, whenever I want. I constantly write down thoughts and ideas that I want to remember later on.
Carrying around a notebook started as an experiment but I have now made it a habit to take a notebook with me everywhere I go. Especially when traveling. Continue reading
Calling In Sick For Work
Now that I have given my resignation notice at work, I feel the need to use up some sick time. So I called in today so I could get some things done. It really is amazing what I can accomplish in one day if I stay home from work.
Seriously, so far today I have:
- Cleaned the apartment
- Finished doing laundry
- Took out the garbage
- Signed up for internet service (more to come tomorrow)
- Bought a wireless router
- Finished my banner image so it now rotates again
- Finished tweaking my template (homepage stuff)
- Read all of the updates in my feed reader
- Installed software on my MacBook
- Signed up for a few new websites
It sure feels more productive than a typical day at work, where all I do is sit there and pretend to be busy when really I am not.
I was reading around today and came across an article about Utah state jobs. It appears that they are moving to a 4 day work week for many state workers to save money on energy costs. By shutting down the buildings on Friday, they can reduce the costs by 1/5th but still be just as effective.This got me thinking, why can’t I work a 4 day week? I decided to come up with a proposal on why this would be better.
I could easily get all my work …