Neil (nt) wrote,

I could get used to these 4-hour workdays. In the first half hour, I solved the problem I had been struggling with earlier in the week. Then I started on the last project that I need to complete before my vacation, and made good progress.

I've noticed before that I am more productive when the office is empty, or nearly empty. I don't think it is merely the lack of interruptions, though perhaps it is. Or perhaps it's that I am expecting interruptions? Anyway, I seem to do better when I'm in a relaxed frame of mind. I sometimes bring work problems home and find that I can solve them there with relative ease. Strange.

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    I drove around town today and was shocked at the number of trees that had been damaged by the heavy snowfall earlier in the week. It's too early in…

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