|I'm way back there in the corner to the left.|
So when Dennis saw those photos of my home office virtual tour yesterday, he asked the Million Dollar Question: "Where's the cat condo?"
Truth be told, I did get the cat condo in a few photos, but when I was posting, I had way too many photos. So, of course, the cat condo was among the first things to go.
Here, then, is the less flattering view of my office with all the flotsam and jetsam that is part of the deal. I still love it, even with the less-than-Zen nonsense that goes with it.
The photo above gives you the long view of the basement. My office is at the far end, just past the futon and video game section. But before you get there, you have to run the toy gauntlet.
This is where Barbie lives. She has a much better office.
|How many cars does one Barbie need?|
To the right of the overflowing toy bin, through that dark door is where the centipede lives.
|Oh, that's right. We have 73 Barbies. Lots of cars needed.|
At least I can pick up breakfast on my way into work. This looks only slightly messier than our real kitchen.
This (below) is where you leave the toy mayhem behind and enter my office. The Chinese characters spell out tranquility, home, and peace (or so I've been told). See that nifty board-game room divider I created? It's supposed to be filled with office files and sacred objects. For now I have to go with Scrabble and Battleship. At the very least I guess I should put dried flowers in the empty vase.
|Enter the tranquility.|
|And still I refuse to de-claw them.|
When you're in my office looking out, this is what you see...games...hermit crab tank...light saber...mini-fridge stocked only with 100 percent juice, fruit cups, seltzer, and the occasional pudding.
|Can we at least get some macadamia nuts in that mini-fridge?|
|Taken during a book-writing project, no doubt.|