1. Fuzzy socks
Because trying to focus with cold feet is nearly impossible.
Is an explanation needed?
3. The Book Hound
My faithful, furry companion, who helps me to sniff out books on a regular basis. I just have to be careful that he doesn't eat my socks.Sock consumption is usually evidenced by the guilty face as seen in this picture.
4. A Wrinkle in Time
I think I've mentioned before that Meg is one of my favorite characters. When I'm feeling entirely intractable and cranky, settling down with this book at the end of the day always picks up my mood.
If it's too late for coffee and the dog decides to give me the cold shoulder, chocolate works wonders.
What's your survival strategy when you're swamped?