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To-Do Lists

The normal list-making that I do goes like this.

TASKS IN INBOX
• think of something
• get out iPhone and send myself an email
• first word of subject - Task.
e.g. Task. Get tickets at Computicket for Pandora

OPTIONAL
I filter my emails that 'Task' gets a favorite star and a Tag (label) called Task. I can then easily see what the tasks are. I can also search for Task and it will show me all my emails that begin with the word Task, and I sort that list by date. As soon as I have done the Task, I simply take off the favorite star and Archive and it archives to the folder Task. Then I can even look and see what I have already done. That feels good!

CRITICAL AMOUNTS OF TASKS
This way I can see how many Tasks I have on hand. I can see that there are 29 Tasks in my inbox - 30 is my limit. When I hit 30, I take two hours each day and kill them. Thwack!

LONG-TERM TASKS TREATED SEPARATELY
Then there are the long-term tasks, e.g. LT Task. Website idea for jobless people. "LT" …