There are a few goals that still elude me, but with a little support from my friends and a lot of prayer, I hopefully will get caught up or at least close enough. 17 months ago
but I forgot how it ended right up until I got there. Great story – thanks for retelling. 17 months ago
I didn’t quite get everything done that I’d hoped, but I did not fall behind the minimum I needed to get done in my classes the first two days of this week. That’s a start. 17 months ago
Got rid of two more skin-care products and one more hair-care product that were opened a long time ago but which I no longer use… All went into the trash. 17 months ago
15 minutes: dishes, sink, trash & recycling, cleaning out the closet, putting clothes away…
Still 15 minutes behind from the weekend.
EDIT: Ok, another 15 minutes: cleaning up after cooking, clearing out the stuff that accumulates in the coffee table, giving one of my plants some TLC. 17 months ago
I have the impression that many of the tables are in sections of the library that are also fairly useful to homeless folks, such as where the newspapers are & computers & various local resources, not so much in the midst of the fiction section, although of course many homeless people also enjoy a good work of fiction. I guess, though, many of us with homes get our newspapers there or at work or at our local cafe & perhaps are less likely to wander into the smellier sections. It’s possibly quite well thought out. 17 months ago
a big state-of-the-art new library here. I wonder how they are going to approach this issue? 17 months ago
I buy things that way too sometimes, because of some sense of amusement or interest in some random aspect rather than doing my research. Honestly, I think I’m just as happy when I do things this way. Research makes me really paranoid and confused. What if I make a mistake?! It’s almost harder to make purchases now that there are a million reviews available online. Anyway, I’m glad you found a phone you like. I will hopefully take the plunge fairly soon. :) 17 months ago
I find it very challenging to stick to a daily schedule. Since I mostly work at home, I’ve been constantly trying to find a way to get in the things I want to do in the day while still allowing myself the flexibility that is the benefit of working at home! It’s a work in progress. :) I haven’t tried doing it this way yet, so it’s interesting to learn from your process. Thanks. :) 17 months ago
to click “I want to do this” next to this goal’s name because in fact, I do not want to do this. However, I have had my current phone longer than I’ve been on 43T (!) and it is giving me signs that it is not going to work one of these days when I need it (probably in an emergency).
The trouble is that the process of getting a new cell phone has become a good deal more complicated since I joined 43T. Not having a smart phone has been a point of pride and insistence for me for some time now, but I’m starting to think I should just stop fighting and go with the flow. I can see the usefulness in my life. But the price! Oh, the price. :(
My current phone is on Verizon (and my contract expired nearly 3 years ago) so I am eligible for any of several phones free with a new 2-year contract. I hate being on contract, but honestly it will probably be more than two years before I got around to making a change even if I wanted to (LOL!) so I might as well just do it. Their new share everything system is so expensive. It’s cheaper with a basic phone, but there’s only one that’s free & they just don’t seem to make an interesting range of basic phones anymore because smart phones are where it’s at…
I could switch providers, but that requires a whole lot more research, so mostly I’ve just been bogged down in doing research and trying to figure out what I should do… and meanwhile the remaining life on my phone is ticking away.
When did I get so old?! LOL! I have no idea what’s going on in the world of cell phones any more. 17 months ago
This is interesting. As you doubtless know, I love lists and am constantly trying to figure out better ways to motivate myself to stay on task, get things done, and still have a happy life. I really like your way of scheduling the day into blocks of time. It’s kind of the opposite of my recent approach, which has been to focus on blocks of tasks with no attention to time. However, I find this very interesting – love the titles on the blocks of time! – and I look forward to hearing how this works for you. 17 months ago
I’m counting it – I had a big stack of grading in my bag since last Thursday and I didn’t want to deal with it because it was a bit complicated (involved cross-referencing across groups of students). Anyway, it needed to be done for today’s class, so of course I let it nag me all weekend and then finally buckled down and got it done yesterday late afternoon & evening. Oh, well. It’s done. 17 months ago
- For being able to make chai again
- For the belief that I can be both tough and compassionate
- For the printing department
- For zucchini bake
- For my husband
Thank you. 17 months ago
but I guess I hide it well, and I’m not shy at all around people I know. But the energy thing is DEFINITELY true. (My husband doesn’t count either – still counts as alone time when I’m with him. Interesting. 17 months ago
people think I’m being rude because they think I’m an extrovert and I’m just ignoring them. But really I’m an introvert who likes people, as you said. I need vast swaths of alone time or I get completely exhausted. 17 months ago
Yeah! Got through the crazy pile of work today. Tomorrow is my “easy day”... Usually the end of the week gets less crazy, but have some extra stuff on the books this week and next. God help me!Work:
Teach class Respond to emails about student project
- Check notes
- Check late assignments
Get everything ready for Wed
- SLO survey
- Notes and prep for SLO presentation
Prep and print mini-presentation packet for Thursday Get interviews organized Take pill Take vitamins
- Yoga class
- Thank yous
15 minutes+ 15 minutes Make soup
For later: prescription renewal, wrap baby shower gift 17 months ago
Have YOU ever been in (or on) the news? If so, what made you newsworthy?
In high school, I was interviewed on the radio (with others) about a youth literary journal I’d been published in. At least, I think that’s what it was about, although now that I’m thinking about it, I’m a bit fuzzy on the details. lol
I was also in the news (as a brief line item and a full feature article in the crappy local paper) for a scholarship I won.
Then there were race results and the like, which doesn’t really count, I’d say.
I recently got my picture in the LA Yoga Festival Guide write-up about the Ojai Yoga Crib. Bottom left, short dark hair, receiving an adjustment from the amazing Patricia Sullivan. Not really about me, but still. :) Also the studio where I did my teacher training uses my photo on their TT flyers… kind of off topic now, but anyway. :) 17 months ago
who actually has a shot. 17 months ago
to see all the INFPs here. We are not that common in the world at large, but it doesn’t surprise me that more of us would be here answering this question.
Are the tests perfect? No. Can they be helpful? Yes, absolutely. My grad school required them for all students, and I found it really helpful for the insights it gave me into how to work with the other types in groups. Of course, if you overthink them and answer questions based on what you’d like to be, they don’t come out right. :)
Do you know your personality type? (INFJ, INFP ISTJ etc..)
I, too, am an INFP. People are often surprised because they think I’m extroverted, but I’m totally not.
Have you tried different tests and come up with the same result?
I always come up INFP. Sometimes the J and P are a little close, depending on the test. I have taken the official full Myers-Briggs inventory and come up INFP.
Do you agree with the result? Yes.
Has it helped in your work/life? Yes. See comment above. It also helps me explain myself to people. :) I suspect that people of certain types are more resistant to accepting the test results than others, but I really haven’t seen research on that. Just guessing.
I have friends who hate the test and think it totally doesn’t work, and I respect their opinions. It just worked particularly well for me and the literature on INFP gave me new insights into myself as well. 17 months ago
Tell us about a time you got into a bit of a pickle. How did you get out of it?
Hmmm… I suppose I’m currently in a pickle because I let myself get terribly behind my course schedules in both my classes. I haven’t gotten myself out of it yet, but I have high hopes. I will have to stick strictly to my new plan for the next 9 weeks.
What’s the oddest thing you’ve ever eaten with pickle or pickles?
I’m not terribly adventurous when it comes to pickles. I like them on my (veggie) burgers and as a sandwich side, or in the sandwich if they seem to go with the contents.
Have you ever been answered a question about pickles before?
Not that I remember. 17 months ago
No, I wouldn’t really associate that word with you…
Sorry, I forgot to use my sarcasm font.17 months ago
It’s true… and he knows it’s the chore I hate the most, so he always makes sure to do it for me. :)
He washes the floors too! Gasp!17 months ago
Four shirts mentioned here, on their way to Goodwill. 17 months ago
out of my closet. All 4 I love but do not wear. Two of them I’ve had since high school or early college! Time to donate them so that someone will actually use them, as hard as it is. 17 months ago
15 minutes: dishes, tidying and putting stuff away, going through closets.
Still have to do 15 minutes from yesterday. 17 months ago
- For an opportunity to transform the moment & for students who went right along with me
- That the vandalism at the studio was so minor
- For finally being able to wear fall clothes
- For the time to read my book at the laundromat
- That my husband cleaned the bathtub yesterday
Thank you. 17 months ago
I do actually own some Sheryl Crow. Some of it I like and some I don’t. (I have some Matchbox 20 & Rob Thomas & Third Eye Blind too. Not sure I bought any of it…) Mostly I was Meh about the choice. I don’t object to any of it and will even like listening at certain times, but none of it is music I care about. 17 months ago
about the strong perfume. I am quite sensitive to certain types. 17 months ago