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Monthly archives for June, 2005

Of 43Folders, Structure and Choice

First, I just wanted to thank Merlin Mann over at 43 Folders. It was an honour and a privilege to contribute an article to the mothership of productivity fans, geeks and gurus. However, there’s something I wanted to mention here that really didn’t fit into the article, especially since I’ve received quite a number of […]

D*I*Y Planner Hipster PDA Edition

D*I*Y Planner Hipster PDA Edition

Update : This set, and many more, are now available free at www.DIYPlanner.com. If you want the (much, much better) version 3 set, please jump directly to the D*I*Y Planner 3 Hipster PDA Edition. The escape was carefully orchestrated. Congo made sure the coast was clear, Bonzo distracted me with his endearing rendition of Polonius’ […]

New GTD Diagram in Process

New GTD Diagram in Process

One of the things I wanted for the hipsterPDA Edition of the D*I*Y Planner kit is a nice little GTD diagram that fits on a “Quick Reference” index card. Unfortunately, the original is almost completely unreadable when shrunk down to that size, unless you possess a very good printer and happen to be a gerbil. […]


As of this weekend past, the downloads of the D*I*Y Planner kits have reached 200,000 (40,000 for version 1 and 160,000 for version 2). I’m still reeling from those numbers. Who would have thought that do-it-yourself paper planner templates would be so popular in this day and age? Another milestone is on the way, and […]

June 2005
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Driving in Yellowknife

Driving in Yellowknife

At the Snow Castle

At the Snow Castle

Musk Ox Skull

Thaw 4

Cameron River, Early Spring

Thaw 3

Thaw 2

Thaw 1

Yellowknife, Past Midnight

Durrell Wharf, Newfoundland

Rose Hips in Autumn

The Coming of the Storm

Water Lilies

A Zen Moment

Twillingate Lighthouse

Winter Brook

Irises 1

Irises 2