Still, working at my computer offers ample opportunites for slack. I decided I needed a reminder to stay on task. At some point, I made two little signs that I stuck on the edges of my monitor. One is a patchwork of blue and gold crayon, with "get to work!" in black Sharpie. The other is round and has a big red cross-circle (the "no" sign) over the word "slack!". The cool thing is that the "no" part is detachable, so when the homework is done, I can direct myself to goof off.
It took me the better part of 45 minutes to make them.
After that, Tyler came over to study genetics for a bit. I took a shower and now I'm sitting here listening to Sesame Street music. Lots of obscure ones that are really good, like "Capital I" and "Frogs in the Glen." I was extremely disturbed that when a certain song came on ("Kids Just Love to Brush," which I hadn't heard since I was about 7), I promptly started doing the accompanying dance without even thinking about it. Whoa.
Current good thing: My quilt and my blankie