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Old 06-24-2008, 01:40 PM   #16
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Sorry about the humming. Tell the pt that YOU are the Prez, and maybe it will rile him up enough to cover the sound of the tinnitus.

When's that vacation you need so badly? The stress isn't going to go away - you have to walk away from it. Hey! Tell the pt that!
Trouble is, I took a huge vacation earlier this year, so I got nothing for time off. Just found out that I have Independence Day off, so I get a three day weekend, coming up.
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Old 06-24-2008, 01:46 PM   #17
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somebody here said in a post long forgotten that friday means that there are 3 more workdays until monday, he was sick, should see a shrink, is there a doctor in the house?
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Old 06-24-2008, 01:51 PM   #18
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somebody here said in a post long forgotten that friday means that there are 3 more workdays until monday, he was sick, should see a shrink, is there a doctor in the house?
There is, but he'd have a fool for a patient.
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Old 06-24-2008, 01:56 PM   #19
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Old 06-24-2008, 01:56 PM   #20
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I am currently listening to nothing. Just the ambient sounds in my cube farm.

Or perhaps you could say I am listening to John Cage's 4′33″ on constant repeat.
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Old 06-24-2008, 01:59 PM   #21
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Hello? You seem to have my stapler?!
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Old 06-24-2008, 02:08 PM   #22
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no, but i saw the staple, it was right through the belly button of miss august
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Old 06-24-2008, 02:11 PM   #23
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Huh. that would explain all the navel piercing.
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Old 06-24-2008, 02:20 PM   #24
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and a thumb tack is a navel destroyer, could save the navy billions
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Old 06-24-2008, 03:45 PM   #25
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after the discussion with WDecraene yesterday about the horrible Tom Waits :irony mark: and how some of his songs might be bearable when sung by rod steward and the like, i remembered that along with the eleventy-bunyip Tom Waits albums i unthinkingly have accumulated i also have "Step Right Up: The Songs of Tom Waits" as performed by artists such as Violent Femmes (damn ! i forgot them on my list on that other thread...), Jim Buckley, and Drugstore.

Old Shoes by Drugstore is beautiful, as is Martha by Jeff Buckley (it'll break your heart...)
Horrible Tom Waits? Blasphemy....

Of course... yeah, there's a good chunk of his stuff that I'd rather put a whole in my head than listen to, but Time, Martha, Ol' 55, Downtown Train (Rod Stewart... uck!), Christmas Card from a Hooker...

At any rate... Jeff Buckley doing a cover of Martha? I'm so there!

(His version of Cohen's "Hallelujah" = greatest song in the universe.)
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Old 06-24-2008, 03:50 PM   #26
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Horrible Tom Waits? Blasphemy....
oh boy, even *with* the irony mark... *sigh*

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and Swordfishtrombones !!! and... and... and...

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oh, it will break your heart, but it is so worth it.

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(His version of Cohen's "Hallelujah" = greatest song in the universe.)
to be honest i prefer Cohen's version of "Hallelujah" but i can't argue with the "greatest song in the universe" part... (well... along with a few of Tom Waits' ...)
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Old 06-24-2008, 03:52 PM   #27
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Old 06-24-2008, 03:56 PM   #28
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I'm listening to a load of swifts squeaking and shrieking as they circle round the sky. They'll stop in the next half-hour, as it gets dark. Then the foxes will come out and play noisily. All the wildlife seems to have moved into the cities round here.
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I'm listening to a load of swifts squeaking and shrieking as they circle round the sky. They'll stop in the next half-hour, as it gets dark. Then the foxes will come out and play noisily. All the wildlife seems to have moved into the cities round here.

Very interesting. Seems sort of nice to think about, actually.
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Very interesting. Seems sort of nice to think about, actually.
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