I've been bothered lately by how messy my desk is. I know I should clean it up - whenever I do, I always discover critical papers I should have dealt with months ago except they got buried - but somehow other things always take precedence.
Well, a friend sent me some photos that demonstrate that maybe my messiness isn't so bad. It plays on the old saying that creative minds are rarely tidy.
And because a picture is worth a thousand words, I give you proof positive. This is the desk of William F. Buckley:
This is the desk of Nat Hentoff:
This is the desk of Albert Einstein:
This is the desk of Barack Obama:
Okay, I don't feel so bad now.