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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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Giant Mine

Twillingate Lighthouse

Rosehips at Dusk

Derelict Mining Truck in Yellowknife

Waiting for Spring

Enlightened One

Woodpecker at Cameron Falls

All Hail the Snow King

An Unkindness of Ravens

The Long Vigil

Blizzard and River, Central Newfoundland

Conor Learns Photography

Curiouser and Curiouser

Iris in Gander III

Iris in Gander II

The Sky is Endless

Iris in Gander I

High Over the Mackenzies


Fargo Truck, Mine Heritage Yard, Yellowknife