Re: Re: block out the noise

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Georganna – 2008-11-13 10:32 PM

What noise? I stop punching the keyboard. I listen.

Oh, yeah. I left the TV on again. I’m in SoCal, so the windows are still open, cooling the house before tomorrow’s Santa Ana; and there goes the neighbor, hauling out his garbage cans for tomorrow’s pickup. (I prefer to whip mine out in my housecoat and pink, fuzzy slippers, just before the truck rumbles to a halt at my carport.)

Somehow, I can easily picture this Geo.  I don’t think I’ve ever mentioned this, but you remind me of my best friend.  Your avatar, (that is you, isn’t it?), looks just like her, and the way you speak is so much like her it’s scary.  One time you said to me, “no silly”, and I immediately thought of her.  She says that to me when my mind automatically sees something as literal.  Maybe you’re distantly related and have never met.

Anywho, on the subject of this thread – I have tons of distractions here at home, even with the door closed I can hear my kids jumping around like they’re in the circus, and of course now there’s a toddler in the house, so that certainly doesn’t help.  When I can’t concentrate I put headphones on and listen to soothing music – something without words so I don’t end up singing along and getting distratcted by that.