(Typical Monday. You don't want to know more about it, honest.)
And sometimes I wonder if I could do away with it all and just live inside Gnome and VNC (a spot of weakness, I know, but it's there), simply because I spend so much time picking up where I left off that having the same desktop everywhere would be a tremendous productivity boost.
It's not at all uncommon for me to go through periodic "one desktop" stints, where I leave my laptop at the office and simply RDP my way in when I get home, lending it my iMac's 20" monitor. It works fine over UMTS, and I would love to have a permanent Office setup on a centralized server - all I really need to do my work is a laptop that I can use for drafts, tests of all sorts and run PowerPoint on occasion.
But since I like to plan ahead (I like to gauge my options months, if not years in the future), I periodically re-visit the notion of doing away with desktop computers at home and just have a couple of mini-like appliances somewhere, accessible via a couple of cheap, zero-footprint clients.
(The iMac performs wonderfully and I would not give up the 20" screen for anything, but sometimes I wish for something simpler.)
If these things take non-US keyboards (a common - if idiotic - limitation) and I find a way to get these easily in Portugal without paying through the nose, I might well swap my iMac by an Intel mini clone (to run Fedora on Intel and xrdp) and a PowerBook (for my photos).