I say slightly because although there has certainly been a portion each of sweat, petrol, protein, and calories spent in various directions ... I'm not happy with the progress of things.
Some freelance datamunging is plodding along, and I can now make Ruby slam CSV lines into XML with a measure of accuracy. If the work is an 80/20 thing then I think I have about 70% of it pinned down. It just stings how slow I am at this, and that overbalances the good feeling I might get from practice and the work itself.
Meanwhile in Foundation space** I'm having meetings with a great bunch of busy people who all mostly agree what needs to be done ... but it's not moving perceptibly as weeks roll by. Some of this is me, and of course I beat myself up over how little of it I get done ... but the most vital thing is one I can't do (wrong city, no privs) and I don't know how to move it.
** Meanwhile in Silesian space, HRH HH is due to battle Peeps and pirates, yaar. Savvy?