Hey, not bad! I am accomplishing more than backlogging.
annotate a bunch. Mostly for URLs. So when I view my next report, my description field is a mess. After poking around Taskwarrior - Reports, I found a nuanced difference between
description.count, and figured out how to override the default view (again, I already changed the filter).
Basically, I made a tiny change. The default:
And in my
That made me wonder how I’ve been doing with my task list:
I think it looks like that because I have recurring tasks (all tagged with
+routine), things like “Caffeine!” and “Eat breakfast”.
Oh, I can just drop a few items from my list here:
ID Age Tag Recur Due Description Urg 72 22h next routine P1D 35min Caffeine! 24.7 73 22h next routine P1D 35min Eat breakfast 24.7 71 1d home -1d Find charger for Clover camera 10.2 59 7d home P7D -9h Vacuum the homestead! 9.82 74 22h routine P1D 35min Inbox zero 9.59
This has helped me tremendously for a single reason: I don’t have to track the massive amount of micro-decisions I decide each day in my head. As a creative knowledge worker, I make decisions all day. For the the choices that actually require creative thought, I have the energy and capacity, as I’ve externalized the rote, mundane and spontaneous (by capturing notes in books and creating actionable tasks to complete).