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Notes on week 875

With these weeknotes I track and archive whatever it is I spend my time on. They’re public so you can keep me in check.

Last week was autumn break for my daughters; the first half was all about spending extra time with them and doing less work, and the second half was all about them being at their grandparents and me going to the movies a lot (I saw The Martian, Sicario and Irrational Man, all of which I liked, but Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario was clearly the best).

All the while I tried to get out of the rut caused by Geometry Girl being dropped from the Renew the Book contest. It’s not a disaster by any means, but applying required a kind of focus that’s now become useless… so I have to switch to another kind of focus. I haven’t really succeeded at that yet, but I trust that I’ll be able to soon. I did have a 40-minute phonecall with the contest’s program director, which was constructive and even inspiring.

What else? Among other things, I…

Average step count per day: 10.532
Average staircase count per day: 14
Average sleep per night: 7:32
Average weight: 88,7 kg