Friday, April 20, 2007

I hate the news

I just wanted to say that I am not a big fan of the news. I never have been. The worst part about this is that since I got married I have become addicted to talk radio. I don't even know why. I don't like the callers on talk radio and it drives me nuts to hear about all of the goings on in the world. I was much happier in my little bubble. This all came into glaring focus when the Virgina Tech shooting happened. The media was so quick to blame the school administrators for not doing enough. I think if it were up to the media that the Virginia Tech administrators would lose their jobs and be tried in a court of law for neglect or something equally ridiculous. Then NBC had the guts to sell and air the killers video and pictures. It just makes me sick! I turned the channel every time I saw it. No new information was gained from the video and pictures. It was so insensitive of NBC. What I loved was some people associated with Virgina Tech were scheduled to be on NBC's morning show but cancelled after NBC aired the video. What is this world coming to when the media is more worried about getting the story first than about having morals.

Sunday, April 8, 2007

Work Ramblings

So, what drives me crazy is when people stand right in front of the elevator when it opens. That happened tonight when I was coming in to work. I was trying to get on the elevator, and so was another guy. He pushed the up button, decided which elevator out of five was going to get their first (jerk even picked it right - that never happens to me), and then waits with his nose to the doors so he can be first on when they open. It was only he and I waiting. Thank goodness there wasn't anyone trying to get off, he would have run them over. Then he gets on the elevator and pushes the button for 9. I get on the elevator and push 11 and then we sit there for 5 seconds or so before the doors close and the elevator starts to move. Let's push our way onto the elevator only to be patient and wait for the doors to close. Wierd.

And where does it say that since I work Easter night that I have to bring something in to eat tomorrow. I was informed that tomorrow night we are all bringing something in to eat. If I had known about it earlier maybe I could have brought something, but not now. I will get off work this morning, go home to change, go get the baby, and go to church for 3 hours. I will then attempt to sleep until 6pm, but won't be able to, so I will get approx. 5.5 hours of sleep and then work another 12 hours. Where in that time am I going to whip up something to bring to work? And I refuse to break the sabbath by shopping on Sunday for work. Ain't gonna happen.

Also, and this probably drives me the most crazy, why does everyone who doesn't work on my floor come up and look at us and say "Who is the nurse for (insert room number here)?" when all the nurses names are written real big on the board next to the rooms that they have. Every time someone does that I have to stop and look at the board and tell them who the nurse is. Wouldn't it be less time consuming for them to look at the board theirselves?

34 Questions

1. What is your occupation? Nurse tech
2. What color are your socks right now? hot pink with green trim and green frogs
3. What are you listening to right now? The lab person wake someone up and the printer
4. What was the last thing that you ate? 2 rolos and 2 reces peanut butter cups
5. Can you drive a stick shift? Heck Yes! It's my favorite
6. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Orange
7. Last person you spoke to on the phone? Eileen, my charge nurse
8. Do you like the person who sent this to you? Of course
9. How old are you today? 29 1/2
10. Favorite drink? I love soda (Jones is the best but Diet Rite Cherry Cola is great for no cal.)
11. What is your favorite sport to watch? Basketball, but my husband hates it - we watch football
12. Have you ever dyed your hair? Only about a million times - once it was orange (bad choice)
13. Pets? Foxy Roxy the wonder lab
14. Favorite food? Food? Who said food? I LOVE food!
15. Last movie you watched? Jane Eyre (from the Masterpiece theater collection)
16. Favorite Day of the year? All the good days
17. What do you do to vent anger? scream and yell (look out for hurricane emily)
18. What was your favorite toy as a child? I remember wanting the She-Ra, Princess of Power castle (playing with it was another story, but boy was it cool)
19. What is your favorite, fall or spring? Fall
20. Hugs or kisses? Kisses all the way
21. Cherry or Blueberry? Cherry
22. Living arrangements? My husband and I are homeowners
23. When was the last time you cried? Wed. during a Hurricane Emily moment (ok, day)
24. Favorite smell? Fresh cut grass
25. What inspires you? feel good movies
26. What are you afraid of? Never getting out of school and that somewhere deep down inside I really am stupid.
27. Plain, cheese or spicy hamburgers? Cheese
28. Favorite car? Convertible Mini Cooper in Hot Orange with a White top.
29. Favorite dog breed? Cat. But if I had to choose a dog it would be a Pug
30. Number of keys on your key ring? 4, one car two house and one to the garage
31. Years at your current job? 1 year 8 months
32. Favorite day of the week? Wed or Thursday because I have finally recovered from the weekend.
33. How many states have you lived in? 5: Missouri, Pennsylvania, Tennesse, Texas, (Missouri agian) and Nebraska (with Missouri again now)
34. Favorite holiday? Christmas