Themes #

  • Here’s how I felt about the things I did this week:
    • 38% 👍🏽
    • 57% 👊🏽
    • 5% 👎🏽
  • Since it officially turned December, I feel myself quickly moving into reflective mode for the year and starting to make plans for 2021.

Work #

  1. Worked 36 hours
  2. Sent out an email newsletter about the “Make Design Systems People Want to Use” course
  3. Debugged some Mailchimp email newsletter signup weirdness
  4. Talked email lists with Crystal Vitelli, Nikki Loffredo, and TJ Pitre
  5. Attended my first meeting as a board member of Vocatio Career Prep High School
  6. Started designing and coding a new internal SuperFriendly project (used Eleventy for the first time)
  7. Recorded an upcoming podcast episode
  8. Workshopped with Crystal Vitelli
  9. Sales call with prospective client with Lauren Deal, Celso White, Baby Grand, and Joe Rinaldi
  10. Biz dev check-ins with Crystal Vitelli and Joe Rinaldi
  11. Caught up with Hilary Fenton
  12. Wrote weeknotes
  13. Workshopping prospective client team structure with Crystal Vitelli and Joe Rinaldi
  14. Talked prospective client tech discovery process with Nicole Hampton, Brad Frost, Tim Shelburne, and Joe Rinaldi
  15. Attended the Practical Innovation Summit: Tokens with the Arcade team
  16. Wrote new client statement of work
  17. Workshopped client content with Lauren Deal, Crystal Vitelli, and Matt Cook
  18. 1-on-1 with Isa Sousa
  19. 1-on-1 with Julia Fernandez
  20. New project scoping with Derek Featherstone
  21. Account planning with Jessi Hall and Josh Clark
  22. Talked to client tech team about what handoff should look like with Lauren Deal and Crystal Vitelli
  23. Schemed with Kevin Deal
  24. Schemed with Afyia Smith
  25. Schemed with Margot Bloomstein
  26. Caught up with Leslie Camacho

Personal #

  1. Charlie turned 7!
  2. My parents celebrated their 38th anniversary. Happy anniversary, Mom & Dad!
  3. Buying a new house is equal parts exciting and boring. I spent a lot of time this week on the phone and on email get homeowners insurance quotes and filling out/signing documents.
  4. Slept an average of 6 hours and 18 minutes per night. Average time in bed: 7 hours and 15 minutes. Average bedtime: 9:58pm. Average wake up time: 5:10am.

Watched #

  1. D2: The Mighty Ducks (again)
  2. D3: The Mighty Ducks (again)
  3. Mission: Impossible - Fallout (again)
  4. The Mandalorian, season 2, episodes 2–6

Notable reads #

  1. Captain Britain (1976) #12
  2. Marvel Team-Up #65#66
  3. Excalibur (1988) #1
  4. Marauders (2019) #11
  5. Excalibur (2019) #11
  6. Avoid caching if you can.

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Weeknotes: November 22–November 28, 2020