Re: virus: Time

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Wed, 6 Aug 1997 10:09:29 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 6 Aug 1997, Eric Boyd wrote:

> Simple!
> 24 hours in a day
> 8 hours sleep (divide this up, if you can... an hour nap after
> lunch and another hour after dinner, then only 6 in
> the sack... works wonders)
> 9 hours work
> 3 hours food, bathroom, cat naps (brain rests) (over estimate)
> --------
> leaves 4 hours for whatever you want to do!!!
> (and four *hours* is a heck of a lot of time)

I find that ERiC's tally has left out my two hours' commute time (by bus
and foot) and the time I need for such annoying yet necessary tasks as
washing the dishes, running errands, and vacuuming huge wads of cat hair
off the furniture. Fortunately for me, I can combine my work time and net
time, so I still come out a couple hours ahead.

who doesn't think four hours' free time is all that much anyway, given
that hunters and gatherers only spend a few hours a day on subsistence
activities (our work + food). But then, they don't have computers to