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Motivational Tools Are Only As Strong As You Are

Posted by pladd on May 13, 2016

In a way, this is a follow-up to my previous post about Not Doing Things. See, I noticed my strong tendency to Not Do Things (or at the very least Not Finish Things) quite a while ago. It’s probably been at least a few years since I first made that realization.

I didn’t want to let that problem define my life, but I wasn’t sure how to go about solving it. It wasn’t until I started getting serious about self-education that I decided to try this crazy “Beeminder” thing a friend of mine swore by.

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The Grave Ambush at Tirisvale, Chapter 2: Cemeterror

Chadwick lifted his head from the ground. His ears rang. Dimly he could see Derfin stirring behind nearby cover. The majority of the courtyard was clouded in thick smoke. He mentally probed his connection to NGE. She seemed mostly unharmed, and informed Chad that she had taken the liberty of hiding inside the Alchemists’ Society doorway when the torch fell.

Gavin and Chomsky slowly got up as well. The ringing began to fade, and they could hear again.

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PLADD (The Website)

PLADD is my personal website. It features a blog, samples of my writing, my drawings, and code projects I’ve worked on.

Hosting and Domain

PLADD is hosted via GitHub Pages (referred to hereafter as just “Pages”). Pages allows me to manage the source code for the website through GitHub. Pages automatically rebuilds the site when I commit new changes to the master branch.

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