Bullet Journal

GTD and Analog Journaling

I’ve been managing my work life, and to a large extent my home life as well, using a GTD system since reading David Allen‘s Book Getting Things Done in 2006.  Frankly, it’s the only way I can stay sane — trying to juggle all the things in my head that go on with work, school,…

Jimmy Fallon and Quest Love sing with Sesame Street cast

Jimmy Fallon and Quest Love

Admittedly, I’ve never paid much attention to Jimmy Fallon (except for the occasional skit with Timberlake) and I couldn’t have told you who Questlove was a month ago. My wife is currently reading Questlove’s memoirs and I actually find myself now waiting for her to finish so that I can read it as well. All of…

Organized Vehicle Trunk

Essential Things for Your Car

When I went to school in Pennsylvania, I had to get all kinds of things to store in my car that I didn’t need at home in Florida, such as an ice scraper, a first aid kit (much of the area was very rural) or a thick blanket. Having been in law enforcement, I was…

The Girls in Savannah

Labor Day in Savannah

We typically vacation in  Savannah each year for our anniversary, having honeymooned there and really enjoyed it enough to go back each year.  Jen’s best friend and her husband typically vacation in Myrtle Beach each summer and we decided to meet up for a weekend in Savannah since they had never been there. We usually…

Nirvana GTD

GTD Review: Nirvana

Overview Along with Doit.im, Nirvana is one of the best implementations of a GTD system I’ve seen. These two applications have the same major shortcoming: there is no single Next Action in a project; all new tasks are created as “Next”.  I don’t really understand how two companies that build such apt tools for use…