|those encyclopedias should have had a V-8|
Replaced with a new desk, built in April for a computer in another room that broke about a month later:
Ta-da! Whoa, holy Cord Spaghetti, Batman! Don't worry, I'll deal with hiding that - but first I have to sort a giant box of office supplies culled from all over the house while moving desks last night, and fix the aforementioned broken computer.
This, by the way, is the first stage of re-vamping Kress' "drum room" into an all-out Music Room capable of doubling as an honest-to-goodness Guest Room as the need arises. Onward!