As much as any of us love our jobs, sometimes you just get to a place where a little change does you good. My choice of “change” came in re-arranging my office. It had been the same way for as long as I remember….the entire 2 years I’ve been here and also including the other two folks who occupied it before me.
This change was sparked after (finally) getting a new laptop for my student assistant to replace the decrepit desktop that would not even log on to the internet it was so slow. In wanting to create a more open and inviting feel with the student assistant desk facing the door, we had to change some things around.
The Before from the door:
And the after from the door:
From the back (before):
Now two of my favorite things–the student assistant area:
And my new desk/home:
There are things I love about both and things I miss about the former, but I REALLY enjoy having a more open space for students to come in and chat and a more defined “work area” in the back for many of the projects we’ll tackle this summer.