Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Workdesk Whatever

I am totally cranky today and this is why:



That's right!  Little red sports cars-Hrmph!  No wait, I mean the YELLOW trees.  They are everywhere and I'm so deathly allergic to yellow that it is totally eating my sensibilities and good nature.  It is also overcast as heck today, but it's not even going to rain making the ache in my leg worthwhile.  AND it is secretary's day and I should be at a day spa courtesy of my boss.  Right?

But I'm not.  I'm not even here, home, where the desk is.
I know it looks like it usually looks, but true WOYWW connoisseurs can see the differences--that I changed out one of my X-cubes of markers and tidied up the desk cubbies.  Of course, you noticed that!  I plan to pass my Marvy markers on to folks who have not yet discovered the joy of Copics since I never use them anymore. I did keep the few Tombows I have, some Sharpies, gel pens, and these funky markers for "overhead projectors."  Do folks even use those anymore?  Overhead projects I mean, not the markers for them.

 And here's a cat, because, that's that.

The Fine Print: Okay, okay, Administrative Professional's Day or whatever silly title you call us these days. We know who runs the place.  Yellow tree by Mother Nature "Palo Verde," all other photos by Whatizname, that dude I married.

55 comments:

Darla said...

My first time joining this meme. Sorry about your allergies!

Lunch Lady Jan said...

Boo to Yellow trees! Boo to missing Secretary/Administrator/Dogsbody day! Boo to the demise of the Overhead Projector......
Hooray for the fact that you've blogged amidst the chaos and the fact that your cat still rules the world :)
Hugs, LLJ #33 xx

BumbleVee said...

The only fun spot in your day is your fluffy helper... oh, well... just pet and cuddle and .... feel better about it all sooooon....

Vee
#150

Carmen said...

My sister suffers terribly with Hayfever and our local area is surrounded by yellow rape fields. She hides in Summer or has red streaming eyes whenever we see her. Whereas I love the smell of the fields. I do feel for you.

Just recently expanded my Copic stash - no others compare do they? Love them.

Carmen #105

Karen said...

Sorry to hear you are feeling a bit down [[[hugs]]. I hope you start to feel better soon. A great, creative desk with lots of lovely craft goodies to have fun with :)

Have a great WOYWW and a fab week, Luv Karen xx #75

Danielle said...

Sorry you are feeling bad. I wish I could send you a cupcake to make you smile. Hugs dani138

505whimsygirl said...

Princess Judy,

The tree is beautiful but it's a bummer that you're allergic. My nose is stuffy too. Don't you love spring!!

Yes, secretaries (administrative professionals) do rule! They are the people that actually run the offices. I had a boss tell me it's my job and there shouldn't be a day to celebrate someone just for doing their job. I agree - no Boss' Day for him!

Happy WOYWW
Hugs,
Kay
#144

sandee said...

Have you ever tried eating local honey, they say that it help if you are an allergy sufferer. Cute kitty, are his eyes closed? lol or am I blind? waving hi from the hills of North Carolina #139

trisha too said...

Princess Cranky Pants does NOT sound as good as Princess Judy Palmer . . .

They'll finish blooming soon, right?

:)trisha
#167

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I don't know... Princess Cranky Pants has a certain ring to it. ;-)

Princess Judy Palmer said...

I have tried local honey and it does work. However, I don't eat sweets much so the sugary aspect of the honey leaves me feeling lousy. Given how bad allergies are this year (darn mild winter) it may be worth it to suffer through the sugar bit. The kitty was squinting, awaiting the flash. You see just mere slits of them.

madebyKarla said...

HAHA...Love the humor you bring to the circumstances torturing you ;)

I think copics are sooo expensive! I just bought prismacolors and I think I'll be happy using those :)

Your cat is adorable!

I totally agree with you about the sewing machine leading you to scrubbing grout with a toothbrush. LOL. I will never be able to buy anything I can sew...at least when the hubby is looking ;)

Ann B said...

Shame that you are allergic to something so beautiful Judy.
I have to admit that I'm a bit of a colour junkie. I have Copics and Pro Markers but also Marvy and Adirondack markers, Sharpies, watercolour pencils, watercolour palette, acrylics etc etc. You do realise that if you give them away you will pick up a project 10 days later where you need them again.

Thanks for visiting my blog earlier - much appreciated

Ann B
#37

Lisa-Jane said...

Bleurgh to allergies, they can just take a hike! You made me laugh reminding me about OHPs, oh the times I smudged a carefully planned transparency. And secretaries (or whatever)? They are the mortar in a company's bricks and should SO have a spa day. Or least a cupcake ;-) #36

Erika said...

Hi Judy that looks like one organised but busy desk. I used to make "death by viewgraphs" for the OHP's....in a previous job, good times!
Thanks for sharing and happy WOYWW, hugs Erika.

May said...

Busy desk young lady as always, so sorry you are feeling bad, Have some chocolate and a kitty cuddle there now... all better, Hugs May x x xNo10

lisa said...

No fun when your feeling lousy but you still managed to make me smile with your mad cap post. I love it.
I'm sending you some virtual choccy and a hug and just be thankful you haven't been in the monsoon that's been the UK today, we have all grown webbed feet like the ducks!!
Happy WOYWW
Hugs Lisax #74

sandee said...

You made me snort tea outta my nose, I laughed soooooooooo hard at your comment about drinking tequila! Passing you a tissue.....and waving hi from the hills of North Carolina #139

Lisa Richards said...

Splendiforous desk! And a cute kitty! I hope you're having a great WOYWW. And thanks for visiting my humble desk!
Lisa :D

Shoshi said...

So sorry you're suffering with the yellow allergies, Judy, but glad you've got a beautiful kitty to keep you company. Nice busy desk! Thanks for your nice comment on my blog about my knitting - I'm afraid the reason for the recliner is that I'm poorly with M.E. and do spend a lot of time there, but fortunately I can still be creative, even if my heart is yearning to be upstairs in my ARTHaven making a nice messy desk lol!!

Happy WOYWW,
Shoshi #90

kay said...

how awful to have a yellow allergy,maybe there will be a cure soon :) and hang onto those pens as they might come in handy,thanks for visiting my blog
have a crafty week and
happy WOYWW
kay #98

BJ said...

Hi, Thanks for visiting me. Sorry to hear the hayfever is rife with the yellow blossom. We did get rain here (LOADS OF IT) which I suppose accounted for my hip being EXTRA stiff at badminton yesterday! There it goes again MORE rain today too. BJ#51

Annie said...

I heard a tip on the radio the other day and that is if you know when you normally start to suffer your hay fever you should for a few weeks before have a spoon full of LOCAL honey every day. It's supposed to really help you build up resistance.
Hope that helps...even though it may be too late for you for this year :-(
Hugs,
A x #38
ps thanks for calling in on me x

Julia Dunnit said...

Insanely, it would make things so much easier if you were allergic to red sports cars....I'm sorry that you suffer so - my best advice is not to suffer in silence. Ahem. I notices the tidied cubbies...panicked a bit..thought you were leaving the dark side. I bet the Spa Day voucher got lost in the post gal, go ahead and ask!! Despite Copics, I used my Marvys until they died. ANd then I missed them. Now I don't even use the Copics. Bad investment!

Clare with paint in her hair said...

Love seeing pictures of your cat, so cute! Arent the trees lovely, its all blooming here too now, apart from the big trees which is strange.

sandra de said...

Of course you should be at a day spa , you have allergies and must be looked after. Shame the yellow bouquet caused such problems but looks like the red car will make up for everything. Enjoy you secretary day the cat certainly looks like she is thrilled. to be at home.
Sandra #17

Amanda said...

Oh no I love yellow and even have a yellow sports car lol. Heres hoping your allergies get better and your boss was just waiting until today to give you your gift. Hugs, Amanda #133

The Weekend Artist said...

Your table looks great...i love the cubbies. I haven't tried Copics how are they? It's quite hard to find here that's why Im using Letraset Tria. =)

first-time in WOYWW
#54

SuziesImaginarium said...

Oh, I DO know how you feel...this time of year just simply sucks! Hope you feel better...maybe a ride in that red sports car? Are those M&M candies in that container in the middle there? Still making my way around WOYWW #159

Serendipity Stamping said...

I am so happy I did not inheit my Mom's annual hay fever! Sorry you were having a snarky day and hope you are feeling better. Thanks for droppig by. #58

CraftygasheadZo said...

Oooh hugs, not nice have allergies. Desk looks fab though! Take care, am still working my way through the list, doing so in stints and making sure I have snacks to munch as I snoop! Zo xx 77

Sherry Edwards said...

The yellow blossom will soon fall off!

If you are looking for, in your words "Designated Chocolate Eaters" look no further - LOL.

Hope your day improved - and your cat looks so cute!!

Thanks for already coming to see my desk this week x
WoYwW # 28

Marnie said...

Hope your allergies ease up! Your desk does look quite tidy! You have room to start a project that is clean in my book.
Happy WOYWW
Marnie#153

okienurse said...

WOW sounds like you are having a really crappy day! I read in a post about the honey. It has been proven to help most mild to moderate seasonal allergy sufferers so if you can stand it take it like medicine...spoonful in the morning and in the evening I read somewhere. I use it in tea. I am having trouble around here with all the pollen and molds and crud this year. Tornados seem to kick up all the bad stuff and we have had tornados within a mile of the house the last 3 years. YUK!! Get better. Just saw you are a stamp addict too...honey won't help! Vickie#41

Bridget Larsen said...

I love your wooden desk, if I owned one I would not put anything on it, hey thats a dream lol
Bridget #1

Spyder said...

oho I was sooo sure I popped in here yesterday! I get lost ! hopping round trying to say hi to everyone!!
Lovely desk! I've just got MDF!
Thanks for my snoop! Have a great crafty week. HaPpY WoYwW!
((Lyn)) feeling very old at #102!

SusanLotus said...

THanks for sharing your space and your sweet cat with us! :)

Happy WOYWW!
Susan nr 92

fairy thoughts said...

I am running a bit late this week, but your desk is looking very organised. thanks for your comments
have a good week
janey #29

VonnyK said...

Hayfever sucks doesn't it, I suffer from it too. :(
Your desk looks a bit tidier :)
I noticed you have a bottle marked "smart water", is that some kind of secret water you have over there that makes you smarter if you drink it or is the water smart :)
Have a great week, despite your mean boss.
Von #65

Michelle Webb said...

You're right you can see a school of fish. I have just finished it, and I'll be posting my finished journal pages in the morning. Just writing the post now. Love your busy desk, so many lovely crafty goodies to look at. A gorgeous cat too. Michelle xx

Tracy said...

Awwww nothing worse than allergies! Love your desk. It looks so inviting and full of creative goodness. :) Happy WOYWW! Warmly, Tracy #100

Judy said...

Allergies can be the very "Devil".I take Olive Leaf extract.South Australia where I live is in grain growing area.Echinacea is also good for runny nose.I can't take that as it gives me asthma.But Mum does, and she has hardly any allergies now.
Judy #15 xx
Thanks for visiting my blog, and commenting.

Queen Of Toys said...

My goodness I really feel for you, I to have allergies with severe consequences being hospital ICU. Just stay inside, dont breathe outside and cover your face (mouth & nose)when you are outside.

Love the desk I am curious as to what is on the other side. Also thanks for visiting my desk.

Eliza #26

Amy E said...

Sorry you're having a horrific aversion to yellow. Hopefully, all that will wither away and die soon so you can be happy again!!

Your cat doesn't seem to mind!

Thanks for taking a peek into my world too!!

Amy E. #24
scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

Redanne said...

Sorry to hear about the allergy cut love your creative and goody laden desk. Thanks for your visit. Belated WOYWWer Anne #61

Diana Taylor said...

Lovely to see your desk - it looks so inviting and full of such interesting goodies. Thanks for popping by and I hope the week just keeps getting better and better for you!

April said...

Oooh nasty allergies! hope your feeling better soon! I haven't seen an overhead projector in years..... and the 4 wheeled roller skate you mentioned on my card, well I haven't seen them in years either but the specific request for the card was a 4 wheeled skate not inline style so I guess they must still sell them??!! Desk is looking good! x

Fuchsia said...

Thanks for passing by your desk looks fab have a fun week x

TeddyBobCrafts said...

Thanks for visiting my workspace this week. I am trying to get round as many as possible, but slow internet means that it is almost impossible. Ali x #89

Carmen said...

Me again :) Thanks for popping by mine. Believe me I DO regularly wail and moan about only having two shelves. I really think I should be allowed to dispose of all the DVD's taking up space on another shelf so I could have that. Trouble is we moved last year to a nicer, quieter, safer area but it meant less space so had to take two massive holdalls of books to the charity shop (it was so HARD!) and now have to regularly thin out or have giveaways of old books when I buy new books. Mind you - there are some favourites that will never leave ;)

Pam said...

very busy desk x

Belinda said...

Okay, first I am sorry you are feeling so yucky. I love your post, very funny dispite the mood and I love Copics too.

Belinda (#158)

Neet said...

Busy desk JP! Re the OHP, I have one in the garage and one day will use it again - this time for projecting a large picture on a wall in my stamp room so I can draw around the outline and then paint a HUGE picture. I did say ONE day!
Sorry I am so late - you will see why in my next WOYWW posting. Thanks for visiting and for sharing. Hugs, Neet #3 xx
ps last call for my blog candy - closes tomorrow

Morti said...

LOL - a yellow allergy....

I say hear hear for the spa day...but we don't have Secretaries Day here in the UK. More's the pity!

Morti #69

Suzanne said...

Apologies for the late visit to your desk. Hope your hayfever has improved. X