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Hello from Baltimore

Hi all,

I am a relatively new GTD convert. I started it back in December of '05 and only recently I have I been able to get into to a somewhat "steady-state" flow. For me, starting the GTD thing was somewhat traumatic. I experienced exactly what D.Allen said about people who start this system getting a flood of mixed emotions.

The thing that keeps me going with GTD is that it has taken away that feeling of always having a weight over my head. This is corny but, now, I like to visualize that the weight over my head is not an amorphous fog of nagging obligations but instead it is a flimsy over-filled pinata ready to be wacked with a stick.

My specs:
* software developer
* extremely limited time (yeah, I know I should not be on a board)
* GTD styling: hipster PDA, physical inboxes, physical file cabinets
* GTD want-to-do: electronic filing, electronic tickler system
* Hobbies: running, cycling.

Why I am here? I liked 43folders hacks/advice: especially the hipster pda and zero-inbox for email.

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