2. The Davies class has one book that's currently half-off on Amazon, and the other just uses online readings. When's the last time I got through a semester with less than $40 in books?
3. I had to scan some things and went off to the library this morning. There's nothing quite so nice as central air, and on a Saturday morning where no one's really around. The only thing better being the ice-cold diet soda I snuck in.
4. I emailed the call number to myself from my @fordham email address, and it lists me as "Marta Layton (Faculty (A&S))". That "faculty" bit seems so wrong somehow, but also made me smile. I know it doesn't mean anything special, but still it tickled me.
The big thing is... I bought a new desk. My old one is getting oldish, and I needed something more open anyway. This is 54" with a keyboard drawer + a regular one and a bookshelf down beneath. Kind of like this one, if you made it metal and added a shelf below:
This is one of my first major purchases I've made on my own. I'm mainly glad to have the trigger pulled.