1) Very little sleep, which leaves me feeling like my head is full of angry bees.
2) The Internet was down at work. A twice-a-week occurrence.
3) Car troubles.
4) An hour on the phone with our evil insurance company (all traced back to the fact that our insurance company is staffed by inbred monkeys with substance abuse problems).
In the plus column, I got a free book in the mail, my beautiful wife made a fantastic dinner, I got to spend time with my cool cats and I made progress on the novel.
Okay. I win.