Which I enjoy most? Finishing things, or having things finished?
40+ years I’ve spent making lists.
To-do lists. Priority lists. Planning lists. Today lists. Tomorrow lists. This week, this month, this quarter, this year, next year – you get the picture.
I’ve done a twist on that theme lately.
A running list.
At top, what is done.
Below them, things to be done.
On each day’s calendar/work-list sheet, an item or two identified as: ‘get done’.
Far from perfection.
Some to get done things … well, they get moved forward a day. Or two.
But here’s da interesting ’ting about that – moving something to top of list, for sole purpose of putting a line through it seems so much more satisfying than stroking something on a to-do list.
To-do, or not to do?
column written/ published from Calgary, AB
morning walk: 9C/49F, light rain coming – windy, overcast with a bullet or orange on the horizon this morning. Gusta slowed to let me limp a bit. She must be wondering if I’ll ever return to normal. What she doesn’t know is how much the pain has subsided and how great it feels …
If you liked any Musing column, it would mean a lot to me if you would respond. Comments are welcome, so please contribute to the discussion. To reply, use: firstname.lastname@example.org . You can also connect with me on LinkedIn . You can sign up your friends here at MarkMusing.com . This site is updated daily, each column is retained in the archive when the next day's column is loaded ...
I also publish FACILITYCalgary, a weekly newsletter, free every Tuesday. To sign up, CLICK HERE