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The Agenda for Friday, May 22, 2020

Tuesday was the big 100-hole golf-a-thon for Beacon of Hope, a local non-profit that provides no-cost counseling services here in the West Michigan area. I golfed from 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. with basically no breaks and it was so much fun. My buddy and I finished the day at 101 holes, and while I didn’t make a birdie all day, I did hit a number of quality shots and parred a few holes. More than anything, it was great taking part in a fundraiser with such an important focus always, but especially right now.

That’s my update! See you next week.


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1. File this one under “tech I’d like to try” — Typehut lets you publish a blog, website, event page, basically anything… for free. Grab a premium account for custom domains and such.

2. Lots of folks seem to be jumping on the Roam Research bandwagon these days, but I have yet to give it a try (I think I need an invite). Look interesting, although like Notion, I think it might be the solution to a problem I don’t yet have.

3. These days at work I find myself making flow charts and mind maps all the time (in Whimsical, which I may have linked to before). Well, Excalidraw is another fast, fun flow-charting tool with a hand-drawn vibe.

4. New from Baron Fig: the Do Work Journal ($24). This planner reminds me a lot of my beloved Full Focus Planner (I’m on my third one as I write this), but I actually prefer the Do Work’s design.

5. Scout Books are sweet little notebooks made for personalization.

6. I’m trying to ramp up my writing again, and I was inspired by this recent post from Shawn Blanc.

7. New music from NEEDTOBREATHE. That is all.

8. Last weekend we finished the first season of For All Mankind (Apple TV+) and it was fantastic. 🚀

9. On the games-to-try-out list: Psych!

10. 570 pieces. All red. It’s the Heinz Ketchup Puzzle. ($25; a portion of the proceeds go to Feeding America)

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