1. October has been a rough month, health-wise: I got a head cold for a week and now I’m just getting over a 24-hour bout of food poisoning. While the weather holds I really need to re-stain and seal the back deck,  get the windows washed, and about 10 other outside chores–but all I want to do on the weekends is mimic Toby:


2. Maybe this article about the difficulties of time management and prioritizing tasks can help me figure it out.