links for 2009-09-15

  • "All the afternoon busy; and Sir W. Coventry come to me, and found me, as God would have it, in my office, and people about me setting my papers to rights; and there discoursed about getting an account ready against the Parliament, and thereby did create me infinite of business, and to be done on a sudden; which troubled me: but, however, he being gone, I about it late, and to good purpose."

    –In this entry, Pepys comes thiiis close to inventing the "Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on mine" office poster.

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