I started a home-office clean up campaign. I don’t just mean picking up the dust bunnies hanging around the computer. I am talking about unfulfilled commitments in the form or coupons. Saving a little here and there makes a difference but I am more concerned with the time I spend messing with them.
I get a lot of linkedin stuff arriving in my email inbox. It’s interesting to look in on friends and acquaintances and see how they are doing. After endorsing what seems like a “bunch” of people, I see I only have a handful of endorsements myself.
Facebook is sort of the same. It’s bit confusing to me. I collected a bunch of friends (I put some effort into this) but eventually it’s a bit like collecting email addresses, it’s fine if they don’t take up space or track metal chips into the office. It would be great if I could feel like I was at the parties and holding the new babies but the moment never comes.
I guess the point is that the coupons in the box take a lot of time to cut, organize and make use of. Having a lot of contacts is great but don’t let the quantity take away from some genuine communication with one or two people on the list.
I will figure out what to do with with FB and linkedin at some point but tonight, I have some shoe boxes full of old coupons that need to go. Who needs $.15 off on a can of pringles?
HEY, thanks for the support. I made two extra repop forks when I bent legs. One has a short steerer (I think 6″) and one isn’t welded yet so you can pick the length. I make them the way we did originally with saw-cut caps but most people buy laser cut dropouts as the Campy track dropouts drive the price up quite a bit. I have located a couple of pair but didn’t buy them.
I made the tooling for forks and steel stems. Ill make more stems later, perhaps summer so be thinking about your needs. Steve got the last one, a drop bar stem in 1-1/4″.
Ill put some pics up tomorrow. I forgot my camera today.
I watched 1998 TDF tonight, stage 15 while riding my spin bike. Marco Pantani sped away from Jan Ulrich early in the stage and took several minutes away from the Maillot jaune when Jan punctured alone after fading off the back of the pack unnoticed by his domestics.
Marco was accused of doping due to irregular blood values. Nine years ago, this month Marco died of a cocaine overdose alone in a hotel room after the end of his cycling career.