October 16th, 2002

Angry Brain

More fun with cable

Well... So, this is another update on my pathetic cable situation. Those who are not interested, flee now. Just to warn the reader, I am tired, I am grumpy, and I am really seriously pissed-off that my cable service decided to cut out in the middle of Buffy last night. What follows will probably devolve into a serious pity-rant that will convince the reader that I am a psycho, obsessive freak who needs to step away from the TV and explore the world outside.

(It should be noted, by the way, that I do not deny the psycho or the obsessive part -- since that way leads to raucous choruses of laughter from my friends any time I try to deny it in their hearing. However, I can too step away from the TV. And usually do (it's the Internet I refuse to give up). But after three *%^#@ weeks of not being able to watch my TV programs when they air, I am starting to feel that the one steady, orderly thing in my life is being disrupted, and I am far from pleased about it. Besides, everyone's right -- Buffy has been noteworthily good this season. Or at least, what I've seen of it has been...)

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Random lunchtime conversation

One day recently Cirdan and I were discussing the troubles with getting a new job. In particular, we were commenting that in getting a new job, one never knows if one is getting a better boss, when this snippet came up:

Me: "You never know when you're going to get a boss who locks contractors in a room with him and starts playing a ukulele at them in the middle of a meeting."

Cirdan: *long, silent pause* *disturbed look* "You picked that example at random, right? Right??"

Me: "Oh. No. My last psycho freak boss did that. He looked like Odo."

On a related work note, after making one particularly catty comment today, I told the Chihuahua On A Stick that I was in a really grouchy mood. She said, "Oh, good. You're much more fun when you're like this."

I'm disturbed. Now I know that when I'm in a bad mood, people at work break out the popcorn and kick back to watch the entertainment.
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