Going Paperless Quick Tip: How I Do A “Daily Review” in Evernote

have never jumped on board the GTD bandwagon. This is entirely because of my own failings, and not any failings with the methodology of GTD. It fits well for some, and not for others. I’ve read David Allen’s book multiple times, and I’ve tried his GTD methodology both before and after I used Evernote. For … Continue reading Going Paperless Quick Tip: How I Do A “Daily Review” in Evernote

How a FitBit Encouraged My Daily Walks

try to walk every day. Walking is the only regular form of exercise I get these days, because it is all that I have time for. Most health authorities agree on the many benefits of daily walks. For me, the most obvious benefit has been a peace of mind. On days that I walk, I … Continue reading How a FitBit Encouraged My Daily Walks

Archive Daily Science Fiction Stories to Evernote via IFTTT

don’t know why I didn’t think of this before, but today, I created an IFTTT recipe that archives the Daily Science Fiction stories I receive via email each weekday to Evernote. My recipe assumes you use Gmail, but I imagine it would be easy enough to riff of this recipe for other email clients. For … Continue reading Archive Daily Science Fiction Stories to Evernote via IFTTT

A Review of “Lost and Found” on Diabolical Plots

just discovered this review of  my story “Lost and Found” over at Diabolical Plots. The story appeared in October in Daily Science Fiction. It is always nice to see a good review and this is what Frank Dutkiewicz of DP had to say about my story: This was very well written.  It took a while to get … Continue reading A Review of “Lost and Found” on Diabolical Plots

The SF Signal Podcast, My Daily Science Fiction Story and My Capclave Reading

Just a couple of items for bleary-eyed folks on Monday morning (a holiday in this part of town, although not for me). I am on the current episode (#156) of the SF Signal Podcast. Along with Derek Johnson, Stina Leicht, Jaym Gates, Justin Landon and Patrick Hester, we discuss whether or not optimistic science fiction … Continue reading The SF Signal Podcast, My Daily Science Fiction Story and My Capclave Reading

Year in review – 2011: Short fiction reading

I have said that we are in a golden age for short science fiction and fantasy. There is so much good short fiction out there it is difficult to keep up with it all. I had no specific goals for short fiction reading at the beginning of 2011. Reading short science fiction is probably my … Continue reading Year in review – 2011: Short fiction reading

Nice post about my Vacation in the Golden Age over at RT Book Reviews

Over at RT Book Reviews, Elisa Verna has written a nice post about my Vacation in the Golden Age. This is so cool! I’ve been taking this Vacation primarily for the enjoyment, and blogging about it allows me to share that enjoyment with others. So I’m delighted whenever I discover there are others out there … Continue reading Nice post about my Vacation in the Golden Age over at RT Book Reviews

Going Paperless 2.0: Searching in Evernote, Part 3 of 4: “When?”

n last week’s post, I described how I narrow down searches for specific types of things, like forms, statements, or receipts. This week I am going to address the “when?” question. How I search for things by date in Evernote. Notes on a timeline Every note that goes into Evernote gets a create date. The … Continue reading Going Paperless 2.0: Searching in Evernote, Part 3 of 4: “When?”

Going Paperless: 14 Productivity Articles for Evernote

n part 3 of my set of categorization posts, I collect 14 Going Paperless articles I’ve written that relate directly to productivity. As with the other index posts, this one lists the articles beginning with the most recent. There may be some overlap as some of the articles fall into more than one category. Add … Continue reading Going Paperless: 14 Productivity Articles for Evernote

Going Paperless: All About Searching in Evernote

his is my second in a series of posts indexing my Going Paperless articles into categories so that it is easier for folks to find an article on a specific subject. Searching is a big part of Evernote, and knowing the ins-and-outs of searching can make Evernote a more powerful tool for Going Paperless. Here … Continue reading Going Paperless: All About Searching in Evernote

10 of My Favorite Going Paperless Posts

ince I’ve given up the regular schedule of posting my Going Paperless posts1 I thought it might be interesting to go through the 120+ posts I’d written and choose my 10 personal favorites. These are the posts that I had the most fun writing and that I also think are among the better posts I’ve … Continue reading 10 of My Favorite Going Paperless Posts

Going Paperless: 3 Ways Evernote Helps Me Remember My Vacations

have recently returned from our annual summer vacation up in Maine. It is always fun, and always relaxing, and except for a relatively minor touch of food poisoning1, this year was no exception. One thing I noticed was that I was less active online for the week I was on vacation–even more so than I … Continue reading Going Paperless: 3 Ways Evernote Helps Me Remember My Vacations