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Organized and Ready for 2011

2011.01.01 | Silent Wood Place


A few months ago, I bought Grace, an Apple iMac, but never posted an updated desk photo. However, after an impromptu Geek Night™ at lefthandrob's — which included Grace going to Hagerstown — I decided a photo was in order after the desk reconstruction.


2011 will be the Year of Learning for me, with plans to begin my college career — at 31 years old — commencing in the Fall semester. Beyond that, I have plenty of Algebra II, English, Japanese, photography post, and C/Objective-C to study over the next few months. Having an open and clean workspace will be of great value to me going forward.



The desk itself is comprised of two birch VIKA ARTUR trestles and a frosted glass VIKA GLASHOLM table top. The lighting underneath is created by four LAGRA spotlights. A MARKUS swivel chair rounds out the IKEA hardware.


A 4x6 photo of whilowhisper and I at Northwestern University — visiting her sister — sits framed on the left of the desk.


I finally got around to trying an attempt of cleaning up the HVAC power cable. It's a tad cleaner than before.


Computer and Setup

Name: Grace

• 27-inch Apple iMac Core i7 that has been upgraded to 12 GB of RAM.

Japanese Apple Wireless Keyboard

Apple Magic Trackpad

Logitech Performance Mouse MX multi-button mouse that can be used on glass surfaces

• Large Wacom Intuos

• Pantone huey Pro


The wallpaper/desktop has been uploaded:


For better quality audio, I use a pair of Bose QuietComfort 2 headphones or a Sennheiser MM 400 stereo bluetooth headset.


Sitting on a Twelve South BackPack is a 2 TB Western Digital My Book Studio and a 500 GB Western Digital My Passport Studio.


「Day 1 of 365」

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Taken on January 1, 2011