Whatever bizarre chemical imbalances that may exist in my brain, there is at least one set of them that manifest as a compulsive desire to clean and organize (hi dad!). It could be something small, like rating all of the music in my iTunes Library over time, or it could be something larger, like cleaning all of the dirty dishes that had been sitting in the
Today the SCCS got the benefit of this particular quirk of mine. I made significant progress in cleaning the Server Room, which has over the last year become a dumping ground for old computer technology, property of staff members past and present, broken equipment, and assorted documents varying from Dan’s E25 Exam 3 from last spring to a picture (presumably drawn by
At any rate, it is much, much cleaner than what it used to be, and there are many things that are now neatly packed away in boxes. Hopefully this is a trend that will continue as we get rid of non-functional equipment and get historical equipment in working order.
The only problem with procrastinating in this way is that (a) I do not want to clean my room, even though we’re having guests over later for our nightly viewing of 24, and (b) I have not achieved anything on a myriad number of things I need to get done sooner rather than later. At least my procrastination is often productive…