13 November 2007

Ramblings of an Eeediot

I have a habit of taking notes while I’m on the phone. Early in the conversation, part of my brain switches to automatic pilot and I begin to jot down random comments made by myself or the person at the other end of the phone.

This morning I sat down to begin working. And just as I start to shuffle some papers around, I notice a note to self that says:

Do you understand how, what you just said, could totally like, piss me off?

Yep, I said that.

…to someone in my doctor’s office.

I’m an eeediot.

This is merely one example, of many, where I say or do something that is kind of inappropriate. Telling that dude he just pissed me off, followed by a gentle explanation why, was a totally effective tactic. Could I have chosen different words?

Nope. I was really pissed.


  1. I doodle.

    I doodle while on the phone.

    I doodle while in meetings.

    Sometimes, my doodles are graphic in nature. I'm not sure why...it just happens.

    Luckily, I'm very good friends with the HR guy.

  2. The King of Inappropriate Responses forgives you.

  3. I write down random snippets of conversations and then weeks later wonder why I have the following written on one page 'Vermillion' 'shovel''Golden delicious''dog-loyal'
    'film loop' 'fandango' and loads more.

    I have no recollection of writing these things or why I wrote them...

  4. Since I couldn't find your email I am spamming your comments right now :) hehe

    You are cordially invited to the next meetup



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