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It Should be Skittles

I gave my mother her bag of licorice to her delight. When I purchased it, Sion said, "But you don't like licorice." I said to him, "Correct. I do not. But my mother does. I'd never force my taste onto her and deny her the licorice that will please her."

I somewhat feel that way about the minutes. My days off this week are Wednesday and Thursday and I am going to start doing my write up for the summit this weekend. CCP Leeloo has announced the plans for the minutes. We have a few weeks to get them back to her where she will get them processed internally with a goal to have them released by the end of October.

We had around twenty two meetings over the course of those three days. The minute format as I understand it isn't a transcription of every cough and um but a goal to bring you the topics, the responses, and the questions and answers that came up. My goal is for you to know what we talked about and what the various CSM members said in response. I'd also like to get our side of it done as soon as possible.

I'm not a procrastinator.  To me, the topic of the minutes seems simple enough. Perhaps, I will be incorrect but considering that I can transcribe (if badly for I type in amazing ways) at full speed and did for my personal notes for about half of the sessions I'm not at this point worried about it. It is more of a challenge.

We will see how many I will finish by tomorrow evening.  My goal is three. For tonight, I will get some other things done to clear my mind. Tomorrow, it shall be cups of tea and my ignoring the sound of my own voice.

It is having to listen to myself that reminds me of licorice. I hate the sound of my own voice with a passion. It sounds high pitched and childish to me. But, I'm not listening to my voice because I enjoy doing so. I'm doing it because other people like licorice.


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  1. Welcome back. Thank you for all your hard work that you put in for us in Iceland and thank you for all the hard work you continue to do for us. I also do not like licorice.

    Sly

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  2. You can transcribe at full pace?
    In TV we transcribe a lot of interview footage and on average a logger takes 1hr to transcribe verbatim 10mins of speech.
    So that's a hell of a skill!

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