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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12150 on: January 08, 2018, 07:29:08 PM »
I recently changed my student loan payment plan to a lower monthly amount. Now that I no longer live with my parents I have other bills and was struggling come up with the money. I guess they took extra pity on me and decided to postpone payments to 2019. I'm a little relieved because that gives me a year to get my shit together and find a better job. I still plan on making payments throughout the year, but just not the 200 dollars a month that I was before.
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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12151 on: January 09, 2018, 08:48:25 PM »


I knew it! :P
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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12152 on: January 10, 2018, 04:30:37 PM »
What's better than roses on your piano?


Tulips on your organ.

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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12153 on: January 10, 2018, 05:18:26 PM »
What's better than roses on your piano?


Tulips on your organ.


The old ones are the old ones...

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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12154 on: January 11, 2018, 12:07:59 PM »
What's better than roses on your piano?


Tulips on your organ.


That belongs in the punishable puns thread!  :foottap:
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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12155 on: January 14, 2018, 11:38:10 AM »
Yesterday evening I watched the new Gary Oldman film, 'Darkest Hour', in the movie theater. Sitting next to me was a guy who kept on mansplaining the entire movie to his girlfriend.  ::)

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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12156 on: January 14, 2018, 10:31:05 PM »
The smartest guys mansplain only when asked to do so.  Otherwise the man is foolishly assuming that his lady is incapable of understanding a simple plot.  That is an assumption that can lead to divorce court or at least to a prolonged absence of sweetmeat. 

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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12157 on: January 14, 2018, 10:51:18 PM »
Yesterday evening I watched the new Gary Oldman film, 'Darkest Hour', in the movie theater. Sitting next to me was a guy who kept on mansplaining the entire movie to his girlfriend.  ::)

 ::) ::) ::) ::)

xSilverP, please allow me to explain...you know how much I admire you, but surely you understand that maybe from your viewpoint in the theatre what that man was doing was providing necessary insight into the events unfolding onscreen. Let's face it the man was probably a veteran, and therefore understood the nuances or details of the movie better than his girlfriend. It's a fact that even though women do serve in the military nowadays, that many more men obviously serve than do women.
Also, you are young and therefore possibly just misinterpreted was going on...hopefully though, you don't get upset by my remarks and make this bigger than it needs to be.



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I'm truly sorry, but I can't keep explaining this simple thing to you over and over again hoping that you'll finally understand something so simple and obvious.
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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12158 on: January 15, 2018, 12:45:33 AM »
The weight of the world.

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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12159 on: January 15, 2018, 02:41:28 AM »
The things that are on my mind are very nearly overwhelming.  I can't even say them out loud.
 

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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12160 on: January 15, 2018, 03:21:18 AM »
Yesterday evening I watched the new Gary Oldman film, 'Darkest Hour', in the movie theater. Sitting next to me was a guy who kept on mansplaining the entire movie to his girlfriend.  ::)

 ::) ::) ::) ::) 
My husband has a masters degree in history. He's forgotten more about WWII that most people ever know. Knowing that I have an interest in history also, when we are watching movies or shows at home set in that time period, he will pause the television and give me a bit more background about a particular scene or explain why that particular ship, plane, gun, helmet, or other object is out of place. I find it fascinating. Plus we are at home and out conversation does not disrupt other's enjoyment of the film.

Doing so when the other person has not asked is rude. Doing so in the theater is also rude, and may just deserve a special level of hell.
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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12161 on: January 15, 2018, 07:54:16 AM »
Why it is that my mind seems to go all inquisitive and intellectual in the wee small hours!?

Once there used to be work to think about, then the evening to relax and veg out before the weekend chores. Some habits die hard after many decades.

At 3am onwards, after I have accepted that the Sandman has gone off duty for the night, warm in bed there is no incentive to get up and work (especially using the tablet to search, write and communicate on rather than the laptop) so single tasking is easier.I find all kinds of things buzzing through my mjnd - usualoy during or after visiting HAF! Unfortunately this is just another butterfly that flits through my mind, like all the other hundreds of things I want to study and do but cannot concentrate for long at a time on...

"Attention Deficient Hypo-active Disorder"?
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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12162 on: January 16, 2018, 06:52:35 PM »
I've applied for the clinical ethics chair position in my hospital.  If selected, I would probably spend half my time in my current risk management job, and half in ethics.  Evaluating bio-ethical issues is a skill I've picked up over the past 7 years working here.  If I get the job, I'll probably go ahead and enroll in a Master's program online to give me some educational bona fides.  If I don't get it, I'll just keep dong the same thing I do now. 

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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12163 on: January 16, 2018, 06:58:29 PM »
I've applied for the clinical ethics chair position in my hospital.  If selected, I would probably spend half my time in my current risk management job, and half in ethics.  Evaluating bio-ethical issues is a skill I've picked up over the past 7 years working here.  If I get the job, I'll probably go ahead and enroll in a Master's program online to give me some educational bona fides.  If I don't get it, I'll just keep dong the same thing I do now.

Good luck, Bruce!

No advantages in doing the masters whilst your present job? Or do you need a salary upgrade?
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Re: What's on your mind today?
« Reply #12164 on: January 16, 2018, 07:16:12 PM »
I've applied for the clinical ethics chair position in my hospital.  If selected, I would probably spend half my time in my current risk management job, and half in ethics.  Evaluating bio-ethical issues is a skill I've picked up over the past 7 years working here.  If I get the job, I'll probably go ahead and enroll in a Master's program online to give me some educational bona fides.  If I don't get it, I'll just keep dong the same thing I do now.

Good luck, Bruce!

No advantages in doing the masters whilst your present job? Or do you need a salary upgrade?

The Master's would be in Medical Ethics.  No reason to spend money on it unless I'm getting paid to do the job.  What I need more than a salary upgrade is a break from risk management.  A 50% break would be better than none at all.   There would always be the possibility that it would develop into a full-time job.  That would be part of my goal in that position - make the ethics endeavor of the hospital more robust.