Tag: organization

The MP3 Player

I may be almost the last person in the world to get themselves an MP3 player, but I finally got one yesterday, a Creative Zen Xtra Nomad Jukebox.  Yes, it’s obsolete technology, but it was dirt cheap and is large enough (30GB) to hold most, if not all, of my CD collection.  I knew I …

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More purging

I must be on a roll. I got bored this afternoon after doing most of my web site updates for spring semester, so I started cleaning and purging in the office. I must have thrown out a hundred or so used floppy disks, gotten rid of a bunch of conference office supplies from the meetings …

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The Great Studio Purge of 2006

Between exams, the holidays, and general malaise, it’s been over three weeks since I’ve been in the studio to work. Add to that the general clutter and overwhelming disorder in the entire place, with the studio one of the worst areas, something had to be done. We started on Christmas Eve with some general cleaning …

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43 Things — On “manage my finances better”

I did get the latest version of Quicken and installed it, archiving my old data files and starting fresh on 1/1. Last night I got the checking/savings records up to date and paid a bunch of sadly overdue bills. It’s a small start.I used to be pretty successful with sitting down at the computer every …

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Bah, Humbug

As holiday seasons go, it wasn’t bad, it wasn’t great. DH and I spent much of it in a real Scrooge-ish mood. The crass commercialism of the Christmas season, unbelieveably, gets worse every year, it seems. We are both just at a point in our lives where we are fed up with it. The last …

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Break Time!!!

Hurrah! Exams are graded, grades are posted, I can spend the next 2 1/2 weeks NOT thinking about work. Well, I should write up my two-months-overdue annual report B.S. over the break, but I bet I don’t. That can wait until January. Instead, I’m going to sleep catch up on my reading update Art of …

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