We tend to underestimate the time it will take to do something or to get somewhere. We are not good at it. One of the several reasons is that we estimate based on the assumption that there will be no problems:there will be no traffic; I won’t forget something and have to go back for it; I won’t get lost;I won’t spill something and have to stop and clean it up; the computer will work right (fat chance!) . You get the idea. My strategy is to estimate the time needed and add 50%. That works pretty well, at least most of the time, at least if it doesn’t involve the computer.
as i write this blog on this notebook: the font has become too small, the menus have started into the files so that i cant see half of what i’m typing, i wasnt able to get the tags in on the last blog and it wouldnt let me edit. i cant get the cursor where i want it. other than that, —