Now: October / November 2018

Somewhere between the granularity of following my daily updates and my about page here’s a quick outline of things I’ve been doing within the past month or reasonably plan to do in the coming weeks.

What am I focused on Now?

  • Searching for something interesting as my next major undertaking
  • Putting together IndieWeb related talk for WordCamp Riverside
  • Thinking about OER, wikis, and commonplace books in education
  • Continuing work with IndieWeb.org Community

To Do Lists

Learning

Events

Reading

For up-to-the-day updates on what I’m reading, see my reading updates, or, if you prefer, the syndicated copies I send to GoodReads.com. I now also post online articles I’ve been reading lately too.

Listening

Watching

I’ve been maintaining a specific Watch List of most all the television shows, films, and online videos I’ve been watching, so please see that for the most up to date version of what I’m watching right now. The shows listed below are some I have on my to watch list or expect to watch shortly. Most lists are in rough order of how much I like each particular series.

Television

Sitcoms

  • Will & Grace (redux) (NBC), Season 2
  • The Big Bang (CBS), Season 12 (Final Season)
  • Blackish (ABC), Season 5
  • I Feel Bad (NBC), Season 1 Episodes 1-2
  • Murphy Brown (CBS), Season 1

Dramas

  • House of Cards (Netflix), Season 5, most of Season 6
  • West Wing (NBC/Netflix) various from season 6, Season 1, Season 2
  • Blue Bloods (CBS), Season 9
  • Madame Secretary (CBS), Season 5
  • The Good Doctor (ABC), Season 2, Episodes x-5
  • Empire (Fox), Season 5 (occasional episodes, otherwise I’m quitting this)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation (few episodes of the last season)
  • The Romanoffs (Amazon) first 2 episodes

Food shows

  • The Great British Baking Show (Netflix), Season 5
  • Baked (Food Network), Season 1
  • Chopped Jr. (Food Network)
  • Holiday Gingerbread Showdown
  • Milk Street
  • Cooks vs. Cons
  • Cooks Country (PBS), Season 11

News / Magazine

Sports, Miscellaneous, Variety, and Limited Run

  • College Football (Various)
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS)

Episodes in parenthesis indicate the next unwatched episode on my list.

Movies

  • The Take (2016)
  • The Boy Downstairs (2017)
  • Office Space (1999)
  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
  • Trolls (2016)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Ali’s Wedding (2017)
  • Chappaquiddick (2017) 
  • The Facebook Dilemma (Part  1& 2) 
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
  • Miscellaneous Hallmark Channel Christmas holiday movies

Internet

Last updated December 12, 2018.

This page is inspired by Derek Sivers‘ /now project.

 

Now: October / November 2018 was originally published on Chris Aldrich