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coming unglued slowly... - Paint It Black
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coming unglued slowly...
Ah, family... They can drive you to manslaughter in 72 hours with the simplest things, and isn't it amazing?

Right now my current beef is my father's fascination with the television. As long as he is home the TV is always on, and the volume is always "up" to the point you have to shout over the damn thing to be heard. When he gets up to go outside and walk the dogs the TV is left on, blatting away even if nobody is there to watch it. If I turn it off he turns it back on again as soon as he's inside -- which is his right, yes, because it's his TV and his house.

But still, I'm really getting tired of competing with the TV.

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Current Mood: exasperated
Current Music: The TV being channelsurfed competing with my grandfather

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shiver101 From: shiver101 Date: December 29th, 2003 06:29 am (UTC) (Link)

Family habits

Amen to that, Feren. The doings of family are ever strange and frightful.

Best thing to do is smile lots, because then they wonder what you're up to.
feren From: feren Date: December 31st, 2003 11:15 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: Family habits

I've seen a shirt that says "I smile because you've all finally driven me insane." I think I should get one before the next time I visit my family.
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