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RE: OT -- A GUITARISTS SECOND WORST NIGHTMARE



Ted, I am so sorry to hear of your injury. Listen to your pals and get some
real medical attention.
I will pray for you in the meantime... unless you are an atheist and would
rather I refrain from doing so ;-)
Get well!
~Tim


> [Original Message]
> From: tEd  kiLLiAn <tedkillian@charter.net>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Date: 4/22/2006 7:49:41 PM
> Subject: OT -- A GUITARISTS SECOND WORST NIGHTMARE
>
> DANG, DANG, DANG, DAGNBBIT!
>
> I AM TYPING THIS MESSAGE IN ALL CAPS (AND ONE-HANDED) FOR
> A REASON. NO, IT'S NOT THAT. I JUST BURNT MY LEFT HAND RATHER
> BADLY ON THE MUFFLER OF A BORROWED LAWN-MOWER. CRAP!
> CRAP! CRAP! OOOOOO CRAP! THE SUCKER HURTS TOO.
>
> HAVE OU EVER LEFT AN IRON TO SIT TOO LONG ON AN IRONING
> BOARD WHILE IT WAS WARMING UP, OR TURNED AWAY FROM ONE
> FOR A SECOND ONLY TO SEE A BROWN SINGE MARK ON YOUR
> FAVORITE SHIRT WHEN YOU PICKED IT UP?
>
> THAT'S WHAT THE TIPS OF MY LEFT HAND FINGERS LOOKED LIKE
> WHEN I FELT THE HEAT AND PULLED IT AWAY FROM THE MOWER
> I WAS TRYING TO LEAN DOWN AND ADJUST. THERE ARE BIG NASTY
> BLISTERS NOW FORMED UNDER THE BROWN SINGED PADS OF THE
> FIRST THREE FINGERS. FINGERS AND PADS I NORMALLY USE FOR
> FRETTING A  GUITAR AS IT HAPPENS . . . AND TYPING ON A COMPUTER.
>
> THE PAIN WHEN I TAKE THE BAG OF ICE AWAY IS INDESCRIBABLE --
> EXCEPT THAT IT SEEMS TO COME IN WAVES. I'M TYPING BETWEEN
> THEM RIGHT NOW. I'M NOT KIDDING. CRAP! CRAP! CRAP! OOOOOO
> CRAP! IT'S HARD NOT TO LAUGH AT MY OWN GROSS STUPIDITY.
> I HAVE TEENAGE SONS. THEY SHOULD BE MOWING THE LAWN
> FER #$%&*!@! SAKES!
>
> ANYWHO, ARE THERE ANY GOOD HOMEOPATHIC REMEDIES OUT
> THERE FOR MINOR BURNS OF THIS TYPE . . . OTHER THAN TYLENOL
> AND ALCOHOL AND LIBERALLY APPLIED ICE PACKS? HAS ANYONE
> BEEN IN A SIMILAR FIX? I DON'T THINK IT WARRANTS A TRIP TO
> THE EMERGENCY, I HAVE NO INSURANCE ANYWAY, SO IT'S NOT
> REALLY AN OPTION.
>
> I HAVE A GIG IN BOISE, IDAHO IN SIX DAYS AND ONE IN VENTURA,
> CALIFORNIA THE FOLLOWING, WEEK AND ONE BACK IN OREGON
> AFTER THAT. I DON'T PLAN ON SWITCHING TO THEREMIN OR AIR
> SYNTH AT THE LAST MINUTE. HEHEHEHEHEH, OW! CRAP! CRAP!
> CRAP! OOOOOO CRAP!
>
> I GUESS I COULD PLAY SLIDE GUITAR IF THE BURNS DONT HEAL
> ENOUGH TO BE USEABLE. I WAS A FAIR SLIDE PLAYER (ONCE UPON
> A TIME) ALTHOUGH IT'S A TECHNIQUE THAT I'D SET ASIDE IN FAVOR
> OF OTHER THINGS FOR SEVERAL YEARS NOW.
>
> I SUPPOSE A GUITARISTS FIRST WORST NIGHTMARE IS A LOSS OF FINGERS.
> SO IT COULD BE WORSE I SUPPOSE. ANY GOOD IDEAS? YOU FOLKS ARE
> MY TRIBE. IF ANYONE HAS A BRIGHT IDEA I'D BE GLAD TO HEAR OF IT.
> THE SHOW MUST GO ON -- ONE WAY OR ANOTHER.
>
> tEd  kiLLiAn
>
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