Monday, October 31, 2011


I got to work this morning, and had a bit of a shock:
That's my desk, and it's really, really clean.  For a moment there I was worried that maybe I had been replaced, because I do NOT keep my desk that tidy.  Except then I remembered that on Friday I was supposed to be reading a bunch of papers and writing a grant proposal, which motivated me to clean house--anything to avoid reading science on a Friday!

But wow, what a great start to the week...a tidy desk!  I know where almost everything is, and I feel like I can start work with a reasonable clean slate.  Which brings me to NaNo...Tomorrow is November!  Woo Hoo!

I think I might celebrate with a brand new, clean memory stick.  Yeah, I know, I could just delete or move all the crap on the 6 or 7 that I already have, but there is something about a new drive...kind of like a new box of crayons for the first day of doesn't matter how many hundred old broken, peeled crayons you need a new box on the first day of school. 

Are you going to NaNo?  What are you getting to celebrate the launch?  A new pen, a new notebook, a new net book? 

Add me as a Buddy!  teriannestanley is my user name. 

Oh, and I'm sure you need and update on my baby snails:

See that kind of crescent shaped black spot near the bottom right of the green algae fest?  That's the big sister snail.  There are three of four babies to the left, smaller black spots.  Aren't they cute?  See them waving?


  1. Aw, cute snails. So, what are their names?

    No NaNo for me. Gotta finish what I'm working on before I start anything else. But I plan to capitalize on all the NaNo energy, and pour it into my WIP.

  2. Very cute. I have been so busy with NaNo, but trying to get around and meet a few new people each day