Free as a Barn Swallow

I took an e-mail fast.

One day long.

36 unread messages in my various inboxes.

Thought: Why the heck do I have three different e-mail addresses?

Thought: Do I really weed through an average of 30+ e-mail messages a day?

Thought: No wonder I don’t have time for anything else. 

Action: Weed through e-mails as they come, switching important things over to one address with a good junk filter. Unsubscribe from some stuff. 

Action: Take a day-long break from e-mail once a month. 

Action: Install “RescueTime” to keep track of how much time I spend on e-mail, etc. during a given week. Pare it down. 

(Post title is from one of the best commercials of all time:


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