Tuesday, November 13, 2012
It's my island in a sea of testosterone and zoology.
We bought a simple 5' x 3' table from Office Max and put the desktop on it. Eventually, I upgraded and added another simple table to get the all important L-shape. Thus, the gigadesk was born.
To my left, and a little bit behind is the 36" TV upon which the kids play XBox and PS2 games. So I bought earbuds.
Behind and to my right is a bookshelf that holds my tutoring books. Directly behind me a few paces is a sink ("wet bar" in the real estate ad) and counter with a snake. Next to that is one of my other offices - the laundry room.
Underneath the gigadesk are some storage bins, since it has no drawers of its own. The bins hold finished artworks, a few virgin art supplies and office supplies.
So while we all co-exist in this "rec room", the gigadesk is my island. This is where I blog from. This is where I draw and paint from. Sometimes, I do work here. Rarely.
I know others like to get all comfy on a couch or bed, with a laptop, to blog from and read blogs. But I always blog and read from here. When I'm doing my tutor work to prepare lessons and such, I kick back and get comfy on the futon.
Growing up, I had my own bedroom. I would draw in there, listen to music in there. Never did my homework in there. I guess I'm just continuing the tradition. I play at my desk. I work on the couch.
Don't bother me. I'm playing.
From the NaBloPoMo prompt:
"Where is your favourite place to blog?"