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Mid-week update: a few links

I am traveling this week (and somewhat on vacation) so blogging less than usual. But I wanted to share a few links. First, at Fast Company I wrote a post on Secrets Of People With All The Time In The World. Why do some of the busiest people seem to be so relaxed about time? Here's what they know that the rest of us don't. Second, money guru Jean Chatzky interviewed me f… read more »

The 168 Hours Time Tracking Challenge wrap-up thread

My 168 hour log officially ends for me at 5 a.m. Monday morning each week, and unfortunately, I was up to see it this morning. The baby woke at 4:30, and I got him back down, but I did not manage to get myself back down. So at 6, I gave up and got to work. I should have cut my losses earlier. A key learning from tracking my time! Some basic numbers: I worked 45 hours. As usua… read more »

Day 7 post

Last night I watched the Texas A&M game for a bit, then put the 4-year-old and 6-year-old to bed. This involved quite a bit of reading (the Caldecott winner "Locomotive" turns out to be...long). So I made it back down to watch the game again at 10:15, at which point I was kind of shot. I made it into bed around 10:45 after some light, fluffy reading. Here's how t… read more »

Day 6 post

Fall sports are in their full glory this weekend, so we're spending a lot of time on that. I didn't do that much relaxing last night after I pressed publish on my post. The baby was still up so I went to cuddle him. Eventually he fell asleep in front of the door (as usual). I got the kids to bed with stories and such, and then I tried on a lot of items from my Nordstrom Trun… read more »

Day 5 post

Welcome to Day 5 of the 168 Hours Time Tracking Challenge! If you have made it this far, then you have made it through the workweek. Just two days to go! I got to bed around 10:45 yesterday after working from 10-10:30. I set the alarm for 6:30 a.m. I was drifting in and out the last half hour before that. Here is how the day went: 6:30 - up, shower, checked email 7-8 - wor… read more »