Practice

“There Ain’t No Gonna.”

Lately I’ve been in kind of a “maker frenzy”; for some reason, I’ll see something online like “Build your own screen printing press out of scraps” and the next thing you know I’m raiding my girlfriend’s basement for lumber and buying springs…and that leads down a rabbit hole of finding squeegees and ink and transparencies …

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Life

The Maker Schedule Update

A while back I announced an attempt at changing around my schedule. Specifically I was hoping to take advantage of the idea of “Maker Time”, a focused block of time without breaks when I would work on a single project. Towards that end I blocked out four hours five days a week, with the following …

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Practice

The Maker-Time Schedule

This would be one of those “public accountability” posts, or maybe just a “notice of an experimental life hack.” As you may remember, a while back I tried out the concept of “Maker Time” – with some fantastic results. I’ve also been trying to come up with a more definitive schedule for myself because my …

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Practice

Practicing Maker Time

The Hypothesis: As I’ve mentioned a while back, 2015 is a year where my over-arching focus is intended to be a complete abandoning of any “time-management” techniques. That is to say: I don’t want to manage my time, I want to master it. Managing is something you do with what you’re given; mastery is what you …

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