I always say I'm going to change. I'm going to do things properly this time....
And in the end I spent 2-3 hours compiling bits of paper and cut up protocols to paste into my lab book...trying to make sense of what I meant when I scribbled something down. And then it just looks 10x worse in my left-handed scrawl.
But we all know that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. And I don't even follow that road all the time....so it is no wonder to find myself having spent 3 hours working on my lab book again.
Of course the last phrase reminds me of a scene from Four Rooms:
"If the simple fact that I didn't want your bloated,
dead body lying out on the floor is love, then no
wonder we find ourselves as we are at this very
But I digress....
I wish I could figure out how be better about the whole lab book thing. I think I need to go with the
binder approach I've seen in a collaborator's lab. And my chicken scratch is horrid. Seriously...
I think anyone would much rather see typed pages than this crap. I'll leave the original scrawled
versions for posterity, and the typed ones for actual use.