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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #30 on: August 12, 2019, 03:38:59 PM »
1 more French and
2 Latin translations to do for friend.

French
Latin 1
Latin 2

Go!

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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #31 on: August 12, 2019, 03:48:23 PM »
I am doing to spend the next 45 minutes (until 7:30) working on dreaded task #1.
Then I am going to catch up paperwork for 15 minutes.

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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #32 on: August 12, 2019, 05:50:48 PM »

1 more French and
2 Latin translations to do for friend.

French - 2/3 done, cafe closing, more at home...
Latin 1
Latin 2

Go!

I also forgot: Have to transform 6 listed items into separate pages for printing
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2
3
4
5
6

M.
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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #33 on: August 12, 2019, 06:29:57 PM »
Go, Mamselle!
I got my two tasks done, and a bit more. That's it for today.

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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #34 on: August 12, 2019, 11:58:19 PM »

1 more French and
2 Latin translations to do for friend.

French - 2/3 done, cafe closing, more at home...
Latin 1
Latin 2

Go!

I also forgot: Have to transform 6 listed items into separate pages for printing
1
2
3
4
5
6


M.
Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

Reprove not a scorner, lest they hate thee: rebuke the wise, and they will love thee.

Give instruction to the wise, and they will be yet wiser: teach the just, and they will increase in learning.

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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #35 on: August 13, 2019, 06:19:21 PM »
The commute is super-long today, because I had to hold more office hours before the exam, so I got stuck in rush-hour traffic on the bus. I'm too wiped after a 12-hour day to do much more for a few hours. When I finally get home, though, I have to put together a final exam by sometime relatively early tomorrow morning. So:

  • Make. Exam.
I know it's a genus.

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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #36 on: August 13, 2019, 08:35:23 PM »
I sent out the 6 items at 2 AM then did some work this afternoon on the Latin piece, but not enough yet to really cross anything off so far.

"Tomorrow, Tomorrow, I love ya, Tomorrow..."

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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #37 on: August 13, 2019, 11:58:38 PM »
I know it's a genus.

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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #38 on: August 14, 2019, 04:51:42 AM »
I sent out the 6 items at 2 AM then did some work this afternoon on the Latin piece, but not enough yet to really cross anything off so far.

"Tomorrow, Tomorrow, I love ya, Tomorrow..."

M.

Yep. 

Although today's work-sprint will not address any of the remaining items from Sunday, but is instead a different, long-hanging task for which the deadline is looming.

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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #39 on: August 14, 2019, 11:05:31 AM »
Feeling manic these days. So, today:

  • Revise (and maybe even resubmit) one article.
  • Send Those Dreaded Emails To Potential Contributors
« Last Edit: August 14, 2019, 03:18:37 PM by Parasaurolophus »
I know it's a genus.

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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #40 on: August 14, 2019, 06:29:30 PM »

1 more French and
2 Latin translations to do for friend.

French - 4/5 done, my later cafe is now closing, more at home... First pass on full text done, need to look up oddities.
Latin 1
Latin 2

Go!

M.
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Give instruction to the wise, and they will be yet wiser: teach the just, and they will increase in learning.

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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #41 on: August 14, 2019, 07:54:47 PM »
I spent another hour on the dreaded task. Such fun!
But I did it.

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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #42 on: August 16, 2019, 10:26:49 AM »
Feeling manic these days. So, today:

  • Revise (and maybe even resubmit) one article.
  • Send Those Dreaded Emails To Potential Contributors

Forgot to cross these off yesterday. I even R&Red (in the sense of what I did, not of the verdict) two articles!

Over the weekend:

  • Mark the final exams.
  • Manually enter the grades for every assignment... twice... *cough* *splutter* agh wtf argh! (this has to be on Monday, though)
  • Revise and submit a third article.

And by the end of August:

  • Finish migrating content from postdoc email to new email
  • Clear out the new inbox, which already has pages and pages of emails.
« Last Edit: August 16, 2019, 11:33:28 AM by Parasaurolophus »
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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #43 on: August 16, 2019, 02:08:45 PM »
1 Dreaded Task:  Finishing the syllabus for my new prep.

2 Realistic Plan:  Finish it on Sunday, when no one is in the Department but me.

OT:  This is my very first post.  I’m usually funnier.
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Re: Work-sprint for dreaded tasks and to-do list wrangling thread
« Reply #44 on: August 17, 2019, 01:20:01 PM »
Welcome, Bede. We don't expect humor here. This thread is about getting crap done.

So far today: got home from late shift after midnight, got Bioson to DMV where he passed and finally has a license. Dinner prep is now underway.

I cannot face the rest of my list. Despite operating at reasonable efficiency, visiting the DMV, and making the entire trek in a car with out working AC has sapped my will to live. I feel like I have remerged from an alternate dimension where time flows differently.