"All I'm saying is that I just want you to listen to me for once!"
"I am listening! I've been listening to you tell me about your work today ... in great detail!"
"Fine then, what was I saying? Tell me."
"You were saying how you went out to a site visit with Roger and the golf cart that you use to drive across campus almost went into a rut and then the students just showing up for class this year are always looking at their phones and never paying attention and you nearly ran into three of them just getting across campus. Then when you got to the Library where you had to check the access controls of the doors, the Provost came out and she got all pissy because she thought you were the one who accidentally shut the door, catching her blue skirt..."
"Her skirt was GREEN!"