I hesitated to publish this one. Basically, Hásan cites as the only reason we made it on time that I thought the film was at an earlier time.
A way to be on time and ‘beat the system’ is to schedule online tasks, such as inbox cleaning, photo purging, facebookeeping, or bill paying immediately preceding the event at the event venue. This trick should always work since no one can ever catch up with e-media.
We were on time for Scott’s birthday mainly because we were merely hanging out for the few hours leading up to the event.
When you host a potluck party there really isn’t much room to be late, some of the guests will unavoidably be early. This is because you become the “receiving end” of everyone’s 15 minute buffer.
Today my friends invited me out for diner. Reservation was for 7:15. I arrived there first at 7:10.
I felt a slight sense of competence.
In Theravada Buddhism, this is called sila-vrata-upadana. Deriving a sense of superiority from adhering to the right observances, methods, or techniques.
Today is May 11 and #iamontime.
For the last 10 years I trained myself to arrive at this weekly appointment exactly a minute before start time.
Arriving on time at http://seattleinsight.org/ felt very different.
Today is May 10th and #iamontime.
- Swim practice at Seattle University
- Target time 6:45pm
- Arrived at 6:35
- Today I am on timish
When one tries to be just on time, the energy,maneuvering and shortcutting that takes place is much higher compared to the pace one takes knowing that we will probably be on time or early.
This 15-minute investment we are contemplating in this blog is really more like 30 real life minutes spent.
Today is May 9 2016 and #iamontime.