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The idea for Whole Time Weekly Planners really started asserting itself on a significant birthday, one ending with a zero, the kind that makes you want to forget about the linear implications of time. Out with the personal digital assistant -- it fosters a mind-body split and implies that time is a technologically produced commodity. I needed purely organic access to time, no digital interface, so I went hunting for a new weekly planner, only to find a selection of grid systems devolving into rectangular increments so small I thought Iā€™d never freely spend another moment again. So I started drawing and reading and making, thinking about what I was really trying to accomplish. The result, Whole Time Planners, is an invitation to reconsider your relationship to time, or maybe just to spend some time coloring. Enjoy!

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My name is Kelly. I grew up in the Ozarks, the daughter of a tennis-playing archaeologist-turned-family therapist and a philosophy professor who specializes in time. Iā€™m up to two masterā€™s degrees now, one in journalism and one in community planning, and have followed a spiral career path. I spent the first part of my working life as a newspaper reporter, PR person, and science writer, then went back to school, did a stint in the non-profit and faith-based world of refugee services, and am now back to working in a science-based environment. I live in a blue bubble in a red state, and have a husband, two teenagers and a bassador, who constantly remind me that "happily ever after" is really just the beginning of the next adventure.

Updated December 19, 2010

Questions or comments? Please email kelly at wholetimeplanners dot com
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