This week, Jill Ball of Geniaus asked, "What's your morning tech routine?"
The questions is right up my alley, as I do pretty much the same thing each day. I'm boring that way.
When I wake up, I turn my phone on while I'm still in bed. I see what emails I received over night. Sometimes I read my Twitter feed, too.
The next hour is newspaper reading, breakfast and getting ready for school.
When I get back from mom taxi duties, I sit down at the computer and post a Twitter greeting. Then I read news and stories on Google Reader account 1 (I have two). I get caught up on Facebook, Google+ and other places.
All my reading usually takes 30 minutes or so and it wakes me up. After that I feel coherent enough to answer emails. I gave up caffeine, so I really need that time to come alive.
I do paid genealogy work or writing projects during school hours, plus any household chores. Sometimes when I am working, I listen to genealogy podcasts.
After school, I get dinner ready and read Google Reader 2, which has all my genealogy blog subscriptions.
It sounds very boring, I know...but you know what? I get a lot done and it helps me stay current.
Not all days go this smoothly, but when they do I feel like I have a handle on things.
So what's your morning tech routine? Or are you a night owl? Tell us how you roll.