Category: planning

  • Stay on Top of Course Tasks with Time Blocking

    Stay on Top of Course Tasks with Time Blocking

    Do you use a calendar? If you use an online calendar, add your courses to it and then block out a reasonable amount of hours to support your efforts in that course. Most classes will take between nine and twelve hours per week. This may include class time, or it may relate to heavy reading…

  • Getting serious about Twitter?

    Egads! I’m a professional. I’ve been online since (okay, I won’t say)… but in the five years I’ve had a Twitter account–the one I use, not the one I want–I’ve not tweeted *enough.* Enter IF THIS THEN THAT to the rescue. I most certainly have communicated a LOT and shared cool tools and how-tos via different…

  • Try, try again

    This is an image rich post! The first is the book I’ll be using and the color choices I have at hand. Now a close up of that swatch. Images include my inspiration, the colors I had to choose from, and the first few sit down sessions… what resulted. The next four are the first…

  • Couldn’t find inspiration

    You know I’m working off of an inspiration sweater for this project. Here is that sweater. Since I COULD NOT find it… I needed to spend my 20 minutes knitting doing something else (preferably knitting). This is what I found… a sweater I had forgotten about. Nope, it’s not going to fit Aedan. However, it…

  • Wasting knitting time

    11/27 Eco Duo size 9 needle Other than setting up Instagram (which I have only used once), I have wasted the rest of today’s knitting time looking for the pattern name of the small sweater, one of Aedan’s firsts, that has inspired me to make a larger sweater. Yes. Twenty minutes goes by fast. In…