After some wonderful time off with my family, I regretfully went back to work yesterday with one of those feelings of being completely overwhelmed — there are so many hundreds of things on my to-do list and so many dozens of things to blog about. I know I\’ll never catch up so I won\’t even try.
One of my main New Year\’s Resolutions is to not get behind on email. Last year I ended the year with about 1,700 "unread" messages in my inbox. The problem is that I had read many (maybe even most) of them on my Blackberry, but they didn\’t show up in gmail as having been read.
It is frustrating to occasionally use my Desktop email only and to see so many unread messages that you know you can\’t even make a dent in them. And trying to remember which ones you\’ve already read is also frustrating.