One of the things that I enjoy studying is process. It is the study of
how you do things. I like studying how someone else does it, then either
improve or incorporate it into how I do things.
The problem with that is the fact that one can waste so much time
learning how to be efficient or learning what is best practices is. When
push comes to shove, it really is the Yoda saying of either “do or do
Earlier this year, I had promised myself that I would keep an academic
blog and a personal blog. Blogging for me is not about idea or verbiage,
it is about finding the time and or just doing it.
My latest form of procrastination so I would not have to write a blog
entry was whether to use
are good languages, the issue is which one would be better to become
better at going forward. Markdown is actually much easier. Restructured
Text allows me to add code to the post. I only really have time to
However, it really does not matter since I write all my posts first in
Microsoft Word. This is the reason: Microsoft word is my word processor
Why Microsoft Word? Well, it is not for the lack of trying other
products that are either cloud or PC based. Most word processors are
lacking when it come to academic writing. Plus, I can use
Grammarly directly. I tend to not
embarrass myself as much in writing as much. Win all the way around.
What does Microsoft Word have to do with blogging, process,
nothing. I am worrying over nothing when it comes down to using the two
document formatting languages. I usually write posts in Word, then use
pandoc to convert the Word document to
reStructuredText which is
used by the static blogging software that I currently use. My worries
about what to use were nothing more than procrastination.
This blog post can be defined as procrastination on top of
procrastination. I should be reading the chapter titled: “Foreign Direct
Investment” for my “Competing in a Global Environment” class.