Children notice more than you think. It has been a difficult two weeks with the kids out of school due to “snow” and a winter break so the work/life harmony is a bit more chaotic than normal. I have gotten frustrated with them at times (especially yesterday when I found all four in my office looting it slowly).
My (middle) daughter (who is 5) must have picked up on this because last night showed me a home office that she made for me in Minecraft so I can “get quiet when you talk to people and type and read stuff”. So it turns out she knows the nature of my work (which is just typing and reading I guess). She also knows that I need:
- Space close to but far away from the family.
Its in a flat world and the office is at the top of a tower with a lobby that you enter first:
You then “say your name to the guard and they let you in or kick you out” (when she showed it to me the guard had a large sword just in case there was trouble - he is on his lunch break right now during the tour):
If you are granted entrance you have to climb (she says you aren’t allowed to fly there) to get to the office itself:
Its quite a climb to the top:
Up in the office I have some bookshelves:
A computer with plenty of light nearby:
And a great view:
It is amazing to me that she was perceptive enough to realize what I wanted and took the time to build it.
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