What I have learned after finding our office flooded last Monday, due to a fire in the office above ours...
1. The combination of wet carpet, walls, ceiling, furniture and paper smells TERRIBLE.
2. Backing up your data regularly really does give you peace of mind.
3. I find it difficult to work without paper clips nearby, and to a lesser degree, manila file folders.
4. I love having my own office, though temporary.
5. I love this view: