Today was another one of those awesome days that makes me want to go out on the balcony and scream “It’s a wonderful life!” However, I don’t think my neighbors would agree with me, so I do my best to restrain myself.
Of course, what made it wonderful today was all the time I spent designing the database for my personal informatics project. Yes, I had a great time designing a database. Yes, my mind is completely warped. No, I don’t really care. I’m having too much fun.
After that I made a base CSS style sheet for my local file, cementing my abandonment of Microsoft Word. Not only can I work on my plans for my database in HTML in a text editor, I can review them in my web browser, as nice as any text editor. Excel is pretty much already toast. I converted my main spreadsheet to Task Coach. While Task Coach is not a text editor, it does track data and output it as XML.
It was so nice out I was able to take a bike ride in my t-shirt. I had a nice dinner, even if my waiter Tyrese was overworked. Then I worked on Chess, cracking 1600 on my tactics rating and winning another game. And all that with enough time left over to watch a movie, and give the new popcorn popper a second try.