Some nerdy application recommendations for you this week.
FastScripts is like the Apple-provided scripts menu bar item, but so much better. For one thing, it allows you to run things other than AppleScripts. You can also assign keyboard shortcuts to your scripts.
QuickQuestion is a command-line utility for OS X written by everyone's favorite mad scientist, Brett Terpstra. In a nutshell, with qq you can keep a folder full of questions you always ask yourself and the answers you can never remember. Bonus: everything is stored in plain text files.