Category: Workflow

  • Here’s a Markdown–to–Things 3 Apple Shortcut task parser

    Here’s a Markdown–to–Things 3 Apple Shortcut task parser

    In Markdown, starting lines with – [ ] or – [x] ) creates task checkboxes. I use this syntax often in other programs, too many programs, too many places, so end up with various unfinished tasks littered throughout my digital landscape. I cooked up an Apple Shortcut that takes those tasks and imports them into…

  • Freewrite to Bear 🐻 2.0 sync via Shortcuts

    Freewrite to Bear 🐻 2.0 sync via Shortcuts

    Sharing this here simply because I couldn’t find out how to do this elsewhere. I have a typewriter (a Freewrite 2nd Gen) that sends some files to a Dropbox folder (‘C’). I wanted those files to sync with Bear, which is where I’m keeping all my notes this year. I’ve set Hazel up to watch…

  • Repairing a Remarkable 2’s stuck button

    Repairing a Remarkable 2’s stuck button

    A lot of my planning, script reading, journaling and client meetings happen on a fancy e-ink tablet I love called the Remarkable 2. I love the battery life, the size, the lack of light, and the distraction-free environment. It’s such a boring device that I forget it’s there, and what I’m actually working on takes…