Tuesday, December 28, 2010


I wrote this some time ago, but it's most relevant today, since another of my colleagues has proved to be a procrastinator...a champion of procrastination...a veritable czar of procrastination. He should have a tattoo that reads "Manana" on his head.

I am a single man. I care for two pets, my house, my yard, repairs, maintenance, my shopping, cooking, sewing and laundry. I do my own auto maintenance, house painting, cleaning and renovation. I have no outside or inside help.

People wonder how I can get so many things done, including taking four college-level classes during the last couple of months. How? I don't procrastinate, I don't sit and stare out the window or at my belly-button, I don't spend hours picking lint off my dick, and I don't waste my time by being hypnotized by the boob tube. I get up early and work, undisturbed, for several hours every day. Rain, shine or snow--during weekends and holidays. No day is different than the rest. I love what I do, and I do what I love.

[Background: Article on Structured Procrastination. What is procrastination and WHY do people procrastinate - from Univ. of Cambridge: http://www.counselling.cam.ac.uk/procras.html See, also: http://www.powerhomebiz.com/vol72/procrastinate.htm One of the reasons people procrastinate is fear of success. Why do people fear success? See: http://choosetoprosper.com/bcole-fear-success.html ]

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