June 21st, 2001

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An hour and a half left to go here at work... one of the new PA's has been kicking our asses. He comes from the military, where the idea is not the same as the private sector.
He's trying to do the CYA thing (Cover Your Ass)... and we've tried telling him he has a better chance of doing that if he just gives the patient a thorough examination! The PA's are only allowed to work on the minor stuff, like sprained wrists and the like. But this one we have tonight has the God-complex or something. The, "I can do no wrong" bullshit. I wish he'd go away... but since he's not, we need to break him in...sometimes these things take time.
I haven't even had time to piss! I've been here since 3pm, and I'd like to take a lunch break.
I finally had to just leave the department for a bit, so guess where I am... sitting at the computer, dreading for the time when my break is over (just about now) and I have to run around until it's time to go home...
ugh3
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strange dream

Had a dream that Cody and I were at Burning Man at the LiveJournal Theme Camp. Suddenly, this boy comes up to Cody and starts pestering her. It is obvious to me that She really doesn't want this boy bothering her (maybe she met up with him somewhere else, and now he's following her??).
So I decide to interupt and make sure he realizes my fist is as big as his face. Once he understands, I go about my business. I come back, and there he is again, bugging Cody. Having forgotten earlier that Cody knows martial arts, but remembering at this point, I mouth to her that she should just trip him. Which she does, easily. Everyone laughs. I wake up.

The dream is bizarre more in the fact that it's very hard to annoy Cody. She gets along with practically everyone, and can talk to complete strangers for hours. Why was this boy so different?
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Aryx, your horror-scope for the day is:
You are 1 of 6 billion people on the utterly insignificant little blue-green planet orbiting a small unregarded yellow sun at a distance of roughly ninety-eight million miles, far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy. You are an ape-descended life form who is so amazingly primitive that you still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea.
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Tuesday: I made a huge bowl of salsa...
Wednesday: took it to work, and ate a ton of it.
Today: I smell like I am a giant garlic clove.
:)
Well, so do the rest of the employees, so our patients will smell garlic all day long... heheh
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Got an e-mail forwarded to me about gas pumps with HIV tainted needles stuck in them.
When are these urban legends going to die?
I actually remember that particular one from when I had my last BBS, The Tree House.
People would try to post these things in the message areas, as if they were true.
Here's the thing about these things... it may have happened, once, and it got reported in a few big newspapers. But it happening all over the country? I don't think so. If it was, it would be reported in the newspapers all over the country, and you wouldn't be hearing about it only via e-mail.
Does anyone remember the urban legend about gang members supposedly driving around streets without their headlights on at night, and that when someone would pass them by and flick their lights they would turn around and shoot them? This doesn't happen either, however this UL started because of something that did happen here in Stockton. A couple of kids were driving at night without their headlights on. A car passing them flipped their lights off and on to indicate such. They (the kids) turned around and started chasing the occupants of the car. After a bit, they shot into the car, killing the 29 year old passanger, a lady named Kelly Freed. The boys were caught because the driver of the car was able to get the license plate number and a detailed description of the car. In their defense, they stated that they thought they were being dis'd (disrespected) and wanted to show the people in the other car some manners.
Today, we have the Kelly Freed Teen Center. Kelly had worked for the Stockton Unified School District (if I remember correctly) and was always trying to help troubled teens.
This is a true story, you can go to yahoo and search the yellow pages in Stockton, CA for the Kelly Freed Teen Ctr. As far as the articles in the paper about the incident, I haven't looked, but I'm sure they're archived somewhere.
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Shit!

I think I'm getting another sinus infection. Came home from work last night with a headache which I thought was caused by dirty contacts. So I changed them today... but I still have the headache, and I'm starting to get pressure in my sinuses. It took me 3 months last time to finally get rid of it... that's not going to happen again, I have Burning Man in a little more than 2 months. There is no way in hell I'm going to be sick for that... NONE! Do you hear me! *shakes fist*