off course and not cut out for IT (Mining – W101-day16)

Writing101 Day 16 asks us to ‘mine your own material’, suggesting scanning draft posts as one option (or archival tweets / facebook posts etc.)

So, I thought I’d take a look in my neglected draft posts and have stumbled upon this one that caught my attention. I can’t remember what the original idea was, as there is no ‘draft’, just this title: “off course and not cut out for IT”. Chances are, I’ve some notes somewhere else, but that’s not helpful in the moment of making a quick post(!)

I do have to be quite quick, and, for a snail like me, that’s a challenge in itself. I have veered ‘off course’ with these classes, as I’m now behind with ‘assignments’. W101 Day 2’s ‘make a list’ practise came in handy, as I made a list of catch-up to-do’s awaiting. My ‘extra-time machine provided in W101 day9 isn’t programmed yet and so is non-operational. That’s a shame.

I was all set for catching up at the weekend, but life had other ideas in mind – or rather two damsels in distress in need of assistance, a neighbouring friend and my daughter. The first in need of muscle to help lift and fix a blown-down fence but she had to make to do and mend with my assistance; the second in need of money, which typically, is mostly the only time she’ll call out of the blue. So two rescue missions and my weekend time eaten up with trying to help others and I’m still lagging behind for my failings.

Blogging101 finished last week, but I’ve a lot still to do, in my own time and won’t stress about it. I’ve some writing101 tasks I missed and will get to those along the way, but thought I should just plough ahead with today’s task and see where it takes me.

I’ve been nominated for the three days three quotes challenge and today isn’t tomorrow and I’ve yet to make a start – as soon as I have this ‘extra-time’ I need. Apologies to Ann who nominated me for delaying, but I won’t forget and will make a start sometime soonish…

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off course and not cut out for IT (Mining – W101-day16)