"Delay is natural to a writer. He is like a surfer—he bides his time. Waits for the perfect wave on which to ride in. He waits for the surge (of emotion? of strength? of courage?) that will carry him along." (E.B. White, The Paris Review Interviews, 1969)
Gantt Chart for Online Docs
Here is how far my Online Docs students have progressed in their two major projects. I don't know if Tufte would be pleased with me.