Here's how I know I'm easily distracted
As a lot of you know I work in the Career Center as an advisor.
I'm lucky enough to have a cube that faces a window that looks out on this real cool pine tree.
Yesterday it was snowing and Marvin was hanging out as per usual.
Double whammy on the distraction scale for me.
I was doing a resume review, and suddenly realized that I had stopped mid-sentence and hadn't said a word for a weird extended amount of time.
I did the most professional thing I could think of by telling the student:
"Sorry I blacked out for a minute...I was distracted by the....snow..."
Why that student let me continue on with their appointment is beyond me.
Today I was helping a student make another important life decision: changing their major.
I glanced outside and then did a double take because Marv was very still.
I'm not going to lie I thought my fictional pet was dead for a hot second.
Then I realized he was NAPPING.
Here he is: