Yesterday I had a huge coder’s block. My day started off with a very specific goal and was soon interrupted with a disturbing administrative problem that had me leave the house. When that was corrected and I returned my mind couldn’t get on task.
Usually I can get past a blockage by playing a game of Sudoku, something that makes me think but uses a different process than the way I solve programming problems. That didn’t work. In hindsight, I should have gone outside and worked in the yard for a bit. The exercise and fresh air would have done me well and cleared my mind. Wait. I think it was raining. Okay. Cleaning the garage, scrubbing the floors, or doing a home repair would have helped. I should have taken some time away from the screen.
Here’s hoping for a more productive day today!