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Dealing with a Sea of Backlog

I saw this on Facebook today and, thankfully, it's also on their blog. I've always liked the idea of "Inbox Zero" and have even gotten my inbox to zero a few times since I started (mostly)-seriously using GTD. Sadly, I'm not there anymore due to how crazy work has been the last few months, but I'm thankful that I'm not this guy. It's a good read:

Dealing with a Sea of ...

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Bye bye Google Reader

This really makes me sad: http://googlereader.blogspot.com.au/2013/03/powering-down-google-reader.html.

Does anyone know of a similar service? I've gotten so used to using Google Reader (not the web interface, but the actual syncing and being able to connect to the account with all my various RSS readers whether I'm on my phone or the desktop or the laptop and be able to just pick up where I left off).

I get that Google needs to sunset things that don't ...

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More work on the right sleeve

Spent a few hours last night laying some of the groundwork for getting more of the second sleeve done.

This is was re-lining and darkening of my existing cross, and I think the flames look pretty darn sweet.

This is re-lining and darkening of my tribal Jesus, and fixing the J (the ticks it used to have were too thick, making it look odd):

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Teagan needs help

I don't normally post things like this... how could you? With so much need in the world, you could post about kids every day, multiple times a day, and still not cover them all. But this one is special. Teagan is a family friend, and so I have to mention it in the hopes that there are people reading who will contribute a little to help with her recovery. ...

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Starting second sleeve

So this past Wednesday I started on finishing up the second sleeve (my right arm). Unfortunately, with my wife's new business, she's been too busy to take pictures and I'm not one of these "take pictures of yourself in the mirror" guys. So I'm going to shamelessly link to my artist's instagr.am picture of it. It's not the whole tattoo, but it's a pretty cool looking picture nonetheless.

That's ...

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Christmas 2011 Recap

So I had about a week and a half off this year around Christmas. My initial plans were to do the family things one normally does around Christmas time, and there was plenty of that... visits with the parents and in-laws, dinners and whatnot. Too much food as usual, but that's what the exercise bike is for. So the 21st was my last working day, and is customary for me, the beginnings ...

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Merged Annvix.org with linsec.ca

So today I spent a lot of time manually merging the annvix.org mediawiki data into my linsec.ca wiki (in a new Annvix namespace). There are some various automated tools and mediawiki import/export stuff, but I didn't have a lot in terms of pages so taking a few hours to do this manually was no big deal (and I figured it would save me time rather than fighting with some maybe-working import/export duo's). The ...

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Time to change the look

The blog is going all new, which means it'll probably change over the next few days as I find time to tweak it and make it look the way I want it to. I like the theme I've got at the moment, but it needs some more personalization, so keep an eye out for new stuff and hopefully no one will get too annoyed at perhaps some rapid changes as I work on this.

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Merry Christmas everyone!

Well, it's early on Christmas Eve day here, but I realize that for some of my friends and co-workers, it's Christmas Day already (well, really early Christmas Day anyways) so figured that if they are at all like me and checking on things instead of relaxing, I would wish them (and you, whoever you are, reading this) a very merry/happy Christmas. God bless you and your family during the remainder of the year ...

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