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Old 10-04-06, 11:18 PM   #1
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Frustration = nice ride

Work was just one big snafu after the other and ended up in a mistake that had to be reported to the district manager and could cost me my job. Oddly enough I only really care because it'll be a pain to find another job that is so cycling friendly. Luckily I only had to stay an hour late. My girlfriend, bless her heart, was waiting for me to offer a ride when I finally got off. As tempting as it was at 9:30pm, I had to turn it down. I was just too frustrated and knew that hammering home would be the best way to blow some steam. Even though my headlight went out half way home, I was glad I wasn't driving; I would've been a danger not only to myself, but to everyone else on the road. On the plus side, I knocked 15 minutes off my normally 40 minute commute.

Bah... I had to vent.
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Old 10-05-06, 05:42 AM   #2
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I hear that, hammering home is probably the only way I can keep my blood pressure in check due to the stress of my job. Great therapy!!!

Hope everything works out!
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Old 10-05-06, 08:33 AM   #3
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Mistakes happen. Hopefully, they will recognize this.

Hammering it on the way home is a great way to work out frustrations. The only downside is I tend to over do it and exhaust myself for the rest of the week. Plus, motorist confrontations usually escalate due to my mood.
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Old 10-05-06, 04:44 PM   #4
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A bike friendly job in MoVal?
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Old 10-05-06, 06:32 PM   #5
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i love turning down a ride. for some reason, it just feels so liberating.
i'm never in as good a mood as when i've just ridden my bike, no matter how bad the day. good job.
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