I’m a little bit thrown off my rhythm today because I spent the weekend in the
Cederbergs and didn’t get home until midday—with a three-day
email backlog and an afternoon of meetings in front of me.
So, I’m writing this retro about 8 hours later than I usually do, and without the clarity of mind that I usually
try to have going into the retro.
As a result, I’m finding it hard to be as thoughtful as it might otherwise be.
Having written that, I’m struck by how amazingly fortunate a problem this is to have.
“My proactive process for deciding to work on whatever I feel like got disrupted by
an amazing weekend getaway in the mountains” is possibly the most first-world problem
I’ve ever heard of.
Good to appreciate the things we have and how lucky we are sometimes.
Did I enjoy the week?
It’s been overshadowed by the weekend—which was punctuated by a hike to the
summit of Sneeuberg, possibly my favorite hike I’ve done
in my life—but I think so.
Am I happy with how I spent my time?
Week 55 time breakdown
I managed to spend four hours on chat stats and make some progress towards testing a payment workflow.
I did not manage to spend four hours on place card me or really make any progress on it.
When I allocated my time for the week I failed to account for the fact that I was taking Friday off,
so a few things got squeezed out and place card me was one of them.
Everything else was fine/normal.
What’s up next?
This week my #1 priority is to make it so that someone can make a payment on chatstats.co.
If I achieve that, everything else will be gravy.