Weekly Review – Week Ending 7/5/2013

Blog Posts This Week – Personal (6), links follow. Work (0)

Butts Park – The Furnace, The Meadow and Features
West Florida Boundary Trail Run
Exploring
My Ultra Journey – Butts Park Run
Weekly Review – Week Ending 6/28/13

Accomplishments for this week

-Work (Holiday Thursday and Vacation Friday)

– CMMI Project – IWM kick off and Roles and Responsibilities project
– Received approvals for the Operations Process Improvement Plan from the 3 required General Managers and Program Operations
– Celebrate project completions with pizza party for project leads. Yay!

– Learn

– Read more of Running Through the Wall by Neal Jamison. Learned more about eating during long races
– Installed Emacs on my Ubuntu desktop machine and worked through some of the tutorial

-Run

– Ran the Watermelon Classic 5K in Jackson, MS in 20:01 coming in 2nd in the 45-49 age group. Ran with a team called Johnny Love Running Machine – Blue consisting of myself, Arash Taheri, Jorge Villarreal and Greg Sanders. Team came in 3rd in team competition.
– Completed 16+ miles on the Butts Park course last Saturday getting ready for the Big Butts 50K. My Ultra Journey – Butts Park Run
– Completed 22.4 mile run on the Butts Park course Friday.  Butts Park – The Furnace, The Meadow and Features

– Social

– 4th of July Holiday with family and friends. Also had a vacation day and spent a lot of time with family.

Goals and Plans for next week

– Work

– Vacation! At the beach. Did not bring my work laptop. More time for blogging perhaps?

– Learn

– Finish Running Through the Wall, a compilation of ultra marathoning stories by Neal Jamison
– Reading The Creature from Jekyll Island, one account of the creation of the Federal Reserve Banking system
– Read more Emacs stuff. Still working on finding an interesting problem to solve using code and learn the code I need to solve it. I don’t have an Emacs install to work from this week, so it will mostly be reading.

– Run

– Begin tapering for Big Butts 50k. Keep weekly miles up but limit long run to 18.
– Plan for week Sun – 5, Mon – 12, Tue – 7, Wed – 8, Thurs – 5, Fri – 18

– Social

– Family time at the beach.

Time Tracking Summary – 4 Tables (new summary table with subcategories collapsed)
1. Totals per category for the last week

Record Category                                        Hours
Sleep                                                            38.6
Work – Raytheon                                       30.7
Personal – Routines                                   16.9
Personal – Run                                            14.8
Discretionary – Family                              14.6
Unpaid Work – Errands                              8.3
Discretionary – Read – Nonfiction            7.6
Unpaid Work – Commute                          5.6
Personal – Run – Race                                 4.6
Discretionary – Writing – Blog                  3.7
Discretionary – Entertainment – Movies 3.2
Discretionary – Learn – Code                     2.8
Discretionary – Read – Fiction                   2.1
Discretionary – Relax                                  2.0
Discretionary – Productive – Tracking     1.8
Discretionary – Social                                 1.7
Unpaid Work – Home                                 1.5
Discretionary – Learn – Tracking              0.7
Discretionary – Learn – Running               0.6
Discretionary – Read – Blogs                      0.3
Personal – Cross Training                           0.2

2. Totals per week day with work day categories filtered out
Record Category                                          Hours Week Day
Sleep                                                             5.5
Personal – Routines                                   2.4
Personal – Run                                            2.1
Discretionary – Family                              2.1
Unpaid Work – Errands                             1.2
Discretionary – Read – Nonfiction            1.1
Personal – Run – Race                                 0.7
Discretionary – Writing – Blog                  0.5
Discretionary – Entertainment – Movies 0.5
Discretionary – Learn – Code                     0.4
Discretionary – Read – Fiction                   0.3
Discretionary – Relax                                  0.3
Discretionary – Productive – Tracking     0.3
Discretionary – Social                                 0.2
Unpaid Work – Home                                 0.2
Discretionary – Learn – Tracking              0.1
Discretionary – Learn – Running               0.1

3. Totals per work day with only work day categories

Work – Raytheon                                       10.22
Unpaid Work – Commute                          1.95

4. Totals for top level categories. All of my time falls in to 4 categories as you see below.
Record Category                                        Hours
Discretionary                                             77.5
Sleep                                                           38.6
Work                                                           30.1 (1 day holiday, 1 day vacation)
Unpaid Work                                             15.6

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