I can't tell you how many times I have been at my work table marking pieces for cutting and reach for my pencil that I JUST put down, and . . . . no pencil. I have already marked a couple of pieces, put the pencil down on the table, have not moved from where I'm standing, swap pieces for marking, reach for the pencil and . . . . . no pencil. I have to launch a full scale search and rescue operation to find it and somehow it has managed to get at least 8-12 feet away on another table that I never went to. One time even inside the house.
One time I spent at least 30 minutes looking for it and couldn't find it. I took that as an omen telling me how the rest of the day would be going, so I quit for the day. Next day I go back out to start again, and there it is in plain site right where it was supposed to be.
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