Thursday, July 9, 2009

RTPT- actually on a thursday!

True Randomness...I'm teaching in 20 minutes. Then I'll get a break for lunch. Back to work. Break. Yoga. And then home.

This morning I'm thinking about this guy that has been flirting with me. He's young and cute and makes me feel all sexy and stuff. But...he's really just good for an afternoon. You know what I mean? Not that there's anything wrong with a nice afternoon...or a nice weekend for that matter. But if what I really want is a nice partner, do I enjoy the occasional weekend while I'm waiting for him to show up? Guess there is still a part of me that is a good Catholic girl and wants to keep certain things only for very special people.

Remember the downstairs neighbor - we'll just call her "CU" for short. Well, the other night, some guy pulls up in front of the complex, music blasting for blocks. Hops out and heads right toward her place. I knew she had a date coming over because she had arrived home shortly before, slamming doors and running the vacuum and tossing her garbage out the back door. He slams the door so hard, pictures rattle on my wall! Then the music starts blasting again and they start talking. I mean, I guess they were talking. It was so loud, I thought they might be having a fight. I gave up trying to hear the TV and went into my kitchen and did the dishes. Then I decided to vacuum.

So there I am vacuuming away and she comes and knocks on MY door, asking me if I could keep it down! Well - I told the bitch off. Nicely of course. Because I'm so nice. She tried to pretend that she didn't know anyone was living upstairs. She thought I moved out. Anyway. She really pissed me off good. And things have been relatively quiet down there. Meaning I can still hear her when she's at home. Doors still get slammed and trash still gets left out in the hall. But she has kept the conversation and music down to a low murmur. But I tell you...this is war....

Time to get ready to teach. later....

I'm back. Class was good today. Lots of questions, lots of fun. I like this. It makes the days just fly by. The draw back is...I don't have as much time to browse the net, read my blogs, catch up on other work. And I have this great kink in my neck now. Time to call Athena. My chiropractor's name is Athena. And she is a goddess. The kink is making it difficult to be on my laptop at home. I have a pretty funky setup there, one that lets me be more serious about my computer time at my desk. One that lets me be lazy and chat and watch tv and be with the cat. That's been the mode lately...and my neck is paying for it. Had to put the hot pack on it last night. I'll try to stretch it out in yoga tonight. See if that helps.

Time to get back to work. Got a stack of stuff on my desk to deal with before my staff meeting at 1:30. thanks for reading.


Jenn said...

Athena the Goddess of Chiropractic, I love it!

There is nothing as bad as people who are totally unaware of anyone other than them until it suddenly impacts their life in a negative way. Bleh. I hope the situation with CU improves soon.

Bridgete said...

What the hell? What a bitch.

I want to find a trained raccoon and get it to dig around in her trash in the hall then scratch at her door until she opens it to figure out what the noise is. Then it can run into her apartment and set up camp while she panics about the possibility of it biting her and giving her rabies. I'm operating under the assumption that she's still leaving the outer door open, of course.

As for the door slamming...I'm not sure at the moment.

Bert said...

You deserve a big hug for surviving this week. So here it is..BIG HUG !