Friday, February 26, 2010

Doing Homework Among Others

Friday night. Here I sit in the computer lab doing homework...oh the life I live??? Wouldn't have it any other way. Just getting my homework all done so I can go watch the latest, recently sent to my mail, Project Runway Season 6 (I love Netflix). So, as I sit doing homework in one of the many computer labs on campus I try to choose my specific computer spot wisely. However, tonight I have been numerously interrupted by the young man sitting across the isle from me. Do I have some kind of sign on my forehead that say's, "Hey, I don't mind being interrupted!" The computer lab has a total of 10 (I seriously just counted us all) people in here, because we are all losers and like to do homework on a Friday night. Out of the 10 people here there are probably 50 free computers available. So, the guy sits across the isle from me. My lucky night is what you are thinking, but this guy is not my type...Yeah, I probably don't even have a type, and have actually given up on the whole "trying to find a man to call my eternal companion" thingamajig. Now, when I come to the computer lab I usually sit in the same spot so I can look up and see the clock. Yes, I know there is a clock on the computer, but I just like the feeling that the clock is just a glance up. I'm weird, you know that! Gosh this is utter rambling... Back to the real topic at hand here. This guy next to me cannot stop making all kinds of weird noises. He has his headphones on, and SO DO I! You would think that since I have my headphones on this guy couldn't irritate me. Oh contrair. I want to have hearing when I'm 80ish, so I'm listening to the wonderful Pandora Radio at a nice temperature, but even over my semi loud music I can still hear him making all these weird noises. He is singing to his music for CRYING OUT LOUD - he's got to realize that there are people in here besides him, I know we all think we sound good when we have our headphones on and sing along...I know I do! But, I know when it's appropriate to sing aloud and when it's not ;). His yawns are SO odd, and loud. The tapping of feet and drumming of fingers are getting old! There are many more odd noises coming from his direction and I know I'm not the only one in the computer lab who has glanced over with oddness. With all those annoyances said, it reminds me of a recent email my sister sent me.

Email:
"I was in Starbucks yesterday when I suddenly realized I desperately needed to pass gas. The music was really, really loud, so I timed my gas with the beat of the music. After a couple of songs, I started to feel better. I finished my coffee, and noticed that everybody was staring at me....Then I suddenly remembered that I was listening to my iPod."

Time to get back to the real issue at hand here - HOMEWORK!!! It's nice to take a break sometimes...

8 comments:

The Gisle's said...

Here are my thoughts (since I know you wanted to hear/read them):

1) This guy seriously turns you on. It scares you. You don't know why, but he does. Don't fight it, Libs. Seek him out. He just might be the eternal companion you seek -- you just haven't met him yet.

2) Don't judge a person for singing along when they have headphones on. Ask my children. They can testify to the fact that there are indeed individuals that really have no idea (honest to goodness) that they are singing a long. It just comes out like a yawn. You can't hold it back and sometimes you do it without paying attention. Again, don't judge. Embrace him.

Enjoy your Friday night of homework!!! And ask the guy for his number!! I dare you!!!

Romberger Family said...

oh libby, you make me laugh. i miss hanging out, you need to call me, we really need a girls night.

Anisa said...

I can't believe I read that whole thing. I must be bored at work:)

Twiddle thumbs has moved down on the totem pole on your blog?

Lisa said...

What if the first person is right and he was secretly turning you on? Just kidding. Well if I wouldn't have been with my fam we could have hung out and you wouldn't have had to go through that. Maybe next Friday. I had 4 things I could have done last night. I told my mom that is always how it goes and next Friday there would be nothing. You and me next week!

Thayne and Jenny said...

Sounds like TRUE love to me,lol! :) You're too funny Libby!

~Jenny

Sproatmeal said...

Sounds like you were getting some great work done on your homework! Hehehe.

Yeah, computer labs are like public transportation--you never the know the weird things you'll witness and overhear.

Lucashell said...

I love it Libby!!!

Jessie said...

This is why I love you, because you are overly dramatic and very entertaining. I'm glad that you enjoyed that email, it makes me laugh every time I read it.