Spending a cozy afternoon working at home today (with our new puppy, Beatrix, on my lap) has made me think about how fortunate I am to get to spend so much time at our apartment, especially during the workday. I took a pic or two and decided to start a list of what I enjoy about my work-at-home life...
Seeing the living room during the sunniest time of the day.
Knocking laundry off the to-do list in-between posts and emails.
Knowing that, in a pinch, pjs can be acceptable business attire.
Being able to be neighborly - so easy when you are the one who can (almost) always accept a package delivery.
Working while surrounded by all the books, magazines and belongings that inspire me and make me feel comfortable.
Making and eating fresh lunches.
NOT having to brave chilly early morning Chicago commutes in the winter.
Helping out with homework during the afternoons (5th grade math is so much fun this time around).
Having the added incentive to keep things organized and tidy in my workspace (it works most of the time) because it is in my livingroom.
...and, as of this weekend, having Beatrix to keep me company!