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Friday, January 18th, 2008
10:24 am - A Different Kind of Goal
TODAY:
x httf tracks -- try to finish
x laundry
x clean the bedroom
x listen to Beethoven's Sonatas Pathetique and Apassionata (if I can find the latter)
x drawing
spend some time reading
x go out and get gas and a nice hot cup of something from Starbucks
finish Lovefool and Big Girls Don't Cry

more to come, probably, I have all day to sit around at home .D

Edit: OK I have also gotten random other stuff done today but I don't think everybody needs to know exactly all the things I have done today...

Edit 2: I feel silly updating this. But whatever.

current mood: happy

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Wednesday, January 16th, 2008
9:10 am
Almost owned all the yesterday goals. Let's see if I can keep the momentum moving...

TODAY:
x add to how to feel fine tracks
x call 0water yet again .(
x call rhodeside grill again
x write back to austin grill
x mysql dump of diotrans.us db
x join the book website that everybody else seems to be on
x finish dancing queen, go on to big girls don't cry
x practice singing
if time: x drawing, x more on helen's skirt

was pwning goals again, so added some more:
x clean kitchen
x make a grocery list for tomorrow

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Tuesday, January 15th, 2008
9:56 am
Fucking pwned my goals yesterday. How did you do?

TODAY:
x how to feel fine: record basic guitar tracks
x fix wool sweater
x spend 20 minutes on helen's skirt
call rhodeside grill again
x call 0water again
x download/backup diotrans.us, or spend 30 mins on this
x various work-preparation-related tasks.
x if time: more drawing

I was thinking of switching to a community format so that we could all make posts and edit them, and then we could all cross out our stuff as we got them done. I feel bad that I'm the only one that can do that. And also, if I don't make a post on a particular day, nobody else can really post their goals. But then Vinnie pointed out that if we had a comm, we'd have n posts every day, where n could be anywhere from 0 to 5, or more since I'd probably invite more ppl to join the comm once we got it started. I'm personally fine with that, but maybe others are not. Thoughts?

current mood: good

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Monday, January 14th, 2008
8:16 am - Ambitious Monday
yesterday... it's already done but why not post it anywayCollapse )

TODAY:
x meditate
x songwriting/band stuff: find smaller electronic venues, record guitar tracks for htff
x e-mail st. elmo's, austin grill
x call zero water
x mall: exchange
x creativity coaching
x call prospective student
x practice guitar, learn songs
x practice voice
if time: x drawing, helen's skirt.

How's your progress?

current mood: Ganbatte!

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Friday, January 11th, 2008
9:59 am
TODAY:
x songwriting (how to feel fine tracks)
x return old car battery
(2/3) call up: Bungalow Billiards, St. Elmo's in the morning, Austin Grill after 4
x clean guest bathroom
prepare for show tonight
x go to bank
update mom's website (schedule)

current mood: crappy

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Thursday, January 10th, 2008
10:11 am - Goals goals goals! (There's always too many goals!)
It's been a while! But with the new year and resolution-making and all this, I have heard people making noises about having a renewed interest in their goals. So shall we give this another go? I've been making my own daily goals lists, but perhaps you have some, too. So let's see it!

TODAY:
x SONGWRITING
GUITAR and learning some new songs
x call the Black Cat
- contact 3 venues that I've already contacted and have the right contact person for (i've decided i'm not doing this)
x write to cousin Sherry
practice singing
x CALL DIDI
if time: draw something, clean my room

In fact, maybe we can all post about what our goals in general are right now in life.

my goalsCollapse )

current mood: happy

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Tuesday, June 5th, 2007
9:04 pm
I wrote this post a few days ago:


My goal this month is to have my demo completely recorded and finished by the end of the month.
That's really it.

*

Sorry I haven't been posting lately. I've been doing my usual boring goals of contract work, music practice, and exercise, I just haven't been posting it to this journal.

Feel free to post your goals and your progress as always. I have been thinking about the whole concept of getting things done, and the various blocks to productivity that we all encounter. I was thinking about writing some of my thoughts on the matter, because over the years, it's something that I've given a lot of thought to. Over the past few years, and especially the last year, I think I have really changed from having an overwhelming list of vague things I want to do, to having tangible goals that I really achieve. So I just thought if I wrote from my experience, that other people might find something useful in it, possibly more useful than our current system of posting intermittent goals and progress (though the two are not mutually exclusive). Would anybody be interested in reading such a series of posts?

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Thursday, May 17th, 2007
11:41 am
I'm going to post the things I do after I do them, instead of making the list beforehand and crossing stuff off. (No real reason, just feel like it today.)

TODAY - Gerbil machine! (yay) Finished up loose ends in contract work. Almost done!!!




Sorry I haven't been keeping up better with your goals.

Paul - Looks like you've been pondering the survey, and you eventually wrote the LJ entry, so good for you ^_^ I'm going to assume that the dishes from 3 days ago have been done ^_^;
Ross - Forever ago, you said your goals were working out, going to sleep earlier, and develop more film? Uh, still doing that stuff? .)
Pie - Don't not practice today ^_^ I know you haven't posted goals in a while, but there, I am giving you one. Yes your first name is Pie.

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2007
9:53 am
TODAY - tennis, practice voice, practice violin, practice guitar -_-;. start writing a user manual, Mom stuff -_-;, web contract work #2.

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Saturday, May 12th, 2007
11:58 am - The fun never stops!
Not even on a Saturday!

TODAY - Do the web contract #1 stuff I didn't do yesterday, more drawing, practice guitar and learn new songs etc. (and also spend some time looking at the plan), write in private journal, run a mile, work on long-term web development plans, put up the spring newsletter on Mom's site, vacuum kitchen and bathroom.

Are people keeping up with goals this weekend? No pressure, just curious ^_^

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Friday, May 11th, 2007
10:51 am
TODAY - Do all the guitar stuff I didn't do yesterday. Dance! Web contract work #1. Web contract work #3. Balance checkbook. Spend some time drawing pretty girls. Go to the bank. Call new prospective student.

current mood: hungry

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Thursday, May 10th, 2007
10:00 am
TODAY - Tennis, contract (clean up code. yay cleaning!), update Mom's site, reserve drawing books at library, practice singing, practice guitar: Someday We'll Know, How to Feel Fine, Natural Woman, more if possible, write in private journal.

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Wednesday, May 9th, 2007
11:30 am
TODAY - Buy fabric for wedding party dress, find books on drawing from the library, figure out what next to do in contract and then do it, practice music, pay off credit card and health insurance, laundry. try not to become consumed by crazy story.

Paul: How goes the kanji? Anything you can teach me? .D
Ross: Uh, how goes the paper? (What paper? .))

Yay for first names. <lj user> tags are cumbersome.

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Tuesday, May 8th, 2007
11:15 am
TODAY - Start working on cosplay site. Contract -- continue with email brochure stuff. Record How to Feel Fine. Practice music etc. Figure out fabric situation for wedding party dress. Email Lilly. Dance!

Goals, people!!

current mood: -_-

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Friday, May 4th, 2007
11:50 am
TODAY - Finish design for "music" page on my music page. Post Mom's schedule to her website. Start working on email functionality for brochures. Prepare for gig tonight!

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007
10:41 am
TODAY - Continue working on budget, call dance class, drawing class and meditation places I found, please for the love of gods work on the contract, practice guitar, practice singing, practice tennis, Mom's stuff.

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Tuesday, May 1st, 2007
11:34 am - April accomplishments
I've been feeling really bummed out and kind of down on myself that I'm not getting anywhere with things. So I thought it might make me feel better if I made a list of things that I accomplished last month. This may seem like bragging, but... well fine. It's bragging. I don't care .)

things I've done in AprilCollapse )

All right I'm bored of this, I'm not sure it's making me feel any better.

I've got an audition practice for and go to, so no other goals for today, really.

current mood: kinda bummed

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Saturday, April 28th, 2007
1:43 pm
TODAY - Start looking for and making a list of meditation places to call/check out. Back up computer files.

pessen - How goes the spring cleaning? I hope you've got boxes full of old t-shirts for me to make Star Trek bras out of them! .D
Ross - (BTW I'm calling you that from now on if you don't mind... we've been LJ friends for like a year now and do you know I still can't spell your LJ name? ^_^; I have to copy-paste it every time...) Uh, I hope you are getting sleep and food. ^_^ Hooray for the necessities!

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Thursday, April 26th, 2007
10:25 am
TODAY - contract blah blah: finish the email interface. Look at example musician biographies online. Finish "Kiss Me" demo. More laundry. Spend 30 mins with tax book. Practice guitar. Go to the bank.

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Wednesday, April 25th, 2007
10:22 am - It looks like a lot, but it's really not
TODAY - 3 hrs. contract, go to post office, order online stuff. practice guitar: scales, finger picking songs, a natural woman, somewhere only we know, i'm like a bird. mom's document, call esoterica, spend 15 mins trying to fix my site, exercise, clean the bathroom, laundry, down arrow technique. start writing my song and venue lists, and outline my biography.

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