Rest day! Not doing much!
It works! Yesterday’s little hack, to clock in and out when I change state works well! It doesn’t seem to have broken anything.
Also I added a
WORKINGstate, and tagged my function to that. The clock in and out happen when I switch in an out of the
WORKINGstate. Because I want my parent task to show
IN_PROGRESSand the current subtask to be what I am working on. Like so …
** IN_PROGRESS Emacs *** WORKING Learn about Org *** TODO Write about what you learnt
- Here’s an image of an actual task …
- Except for one more thing.1
When I switch another task to
WORKING, it does clock me out of the old task, but it leaves the TODO state at
WORKING. I want the old task to switch to
WAITING. I’ll look at doing this as soon as I get some breathing time.
- Spoke to a friend about some how and what and why for close to an hour
Helped me clear my mind lots!
Did “toey” and “zoey”
Did I mention three letters for the same S sound yesterday?
Ha! Z has four! Zaal, Ze, Zuaad & Zoey
Also tutor’s note:
the word “zan” (ज़न) when written with ‘zoey’ means “presumption” whereas, the same word, when written with a ‘ze’ instead, means “woman”.
- Which means? Lots of practice and reading ahead :)
Also coming from the madness that is English, I keep telling myself, this is not so bad 😂
Like Lizzo doing crack.
- The meta need / theme of learning and working, as I am doing now, is that I need to work to a time budget
- Here’s the problem, try and solve it in an hour (or whatever time I budget)
- I need to have no shame if I cannot get it done
- I need to ask for help / look up solutions faster
- I also need to budget the time to understand the solutions.
- If I cannot fix it one day and the solution is taking time to “get”, be ok with spending time the next day
- It’s just me. There is no one else. There is no need to pressure myself more than necessary.
- Work to the spec. Generalising (at least for now) is taboo. Now, I understand what my friends tell me about me perfectionism. I keep spending way too long about what if this? and what if that? I need to get something working first. Refine / expand / refactor it later
- Get better at logging times
- Get better at taking breaks between tasks
- Writing these logs has helped gain insight and understanding. I need to keep at it. It’ll help with the “what now? what next?” questions
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