Wearing scrubs in public →
I just ran some errands after work with my (dayshift ER nurse) boyfriend (me in scrubs, him in civvies). I mentioned, “I’m nervous wearing scrubs in public, because if some emergency happens, I’ll…
I got my widget to slice clothing off faster than... →
This time with photo. Sigh.
Holy carp iMovie takes ages to export. →
iPhone 4, AT&T, and Apple Cautionary Tales: Redux →
I’ve spent a lot of the last few days sacrificing sleep and goodwill toward Apple/AT&T to get my boyfriend a replacement iPhone 4 after his arrived cracked (original post). He wrote a blog post…
iPhone 4 debacle update →
Happy news! Looks like after hours of effort, AT&T is going to send a new iPhone overnight. Not to short Apple, one of their regional managers talked to me on the phone and wasn’t an ass (the first…
iPhone 4: good, bad, ugly →
I got my iPhone 4 today, a day early, like lots of other folks. Unlike lots of other folks I haven’t had any problems with it except that Hipstamatic freezes up on me. My boyfriend has…
Person A: How’s your depression lately? Person B: Right now it’s...– Person who is unfamiliar with “subsides.”
@Pogue My iPod Touch thinks “Donner party” should be “dinner...– Twitter / Thomas Matysik: @Pogue My iPod Touch think … I wonder why he was tweeting about the Donner party, but that’s another subject.
Overheard between two Southern gals
Gal 1: Gawd! I look like hell ["hail"]!
Gal 2: I *told* you you looked like hell [hail].
Gal 1: Dayum. I thought you said I looked, like, pale.
Gal 2: That too.
thedaddycomplex asked: Would you rather have a crab claw for a hand or Tall...– This slays me. Both the question and the answer are freaking priceless. Unbeingdead. - rachelspaghetti asked: dickey mouse. - I miss that…
One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you’d be stricken blind.– Dorothea Lange (via dixonhamby)
iPhone vs DSLR →
I’ve had my DSLR (a Nikon D3000) for a few months now and have learned a lot about manual photo settings. There is no doubt that it produces vastly superior photos. I took a portrait of my dad that…
Digging through old vids and this one made me LOL again. Dogs. Good for humor at all times.
Me: I can't get the GI bleed smell out of my nose.
Doc: Yeah those stay with you.
Me: And I'm reminded that all smells are particulate.
Doc: That reminds me...I need to eat lunch.
I love it when you kill my errant processes.– Matt, in a demo of geek romancing
Shit that slays me at work
RN: I'm putting an ambulance in room x.
Charge: A WHOLE AMBULANCE???
HCA sued over meal breaks - Nashville Business... →
Good. I worked at a hospital near Menorah in KC and the same thing happened. If you clocked out “no lunch” you’d get written up for it and not get a raise. So you worked an hour (30 minutes for lunch and two 15-min breaks for free) for free nearly every shift. Vicious. I wondered how long until someone sued over it. Sweatshop stuff.
Handcuff hooky = when you choose the ER to postpone jail.
Ditch the cable? →
I don’t watch that much TV. There are a few series I watch, many of which are on network TV (and therefore streamable) and two of which I can watch via the lovely abc.com iPad app. Yet I pay almost…