We can all pretend that we are all well adjusted and temperate people, but we all have our irrationalities. Things that send us from zero to crazy in a split second. Well, here are a few things that sent me off.
One of the many reasons I don’t have kids is I can’t stand the sound of babies and kids crying. I know it’s supposed to annoy us. It’s nature way of forcing us to attend to a vulnerable person’s needs, but it’s fingers down a chalkboard. It puts me in a red zone in seconds. I have either two kneejerk responses—either leave the room and yell at the child to shut the hell up. To me, hell to is a day trapped in a daycare center. And don’t just me too harshly.
I hate flip-flops. I was reminded me of this all over again the other night when I slipped Julie’s on the other night to grab something from the garden. Within three seconds they’ve flown off my feet into the darkness. Son of a bitch! Who the hell designed these things? Someone explain how a foot-shaped length piece of foam or plastic with two strap things constitutes footwear. I mean. Come on. Seriously.
It seems that most people think of their car as an armchair on wheels and forget they are piloting a couple of tons of metal at speed. This casual association people have with their vehicle means their driving vigilance isn’t on point. Things that bug me range from tailgaters to people who struggle with the concept of a four-way stop. The big offender for me is people who don’t use turn signals because it’s simple courtesy. I mean is it that hard to flick on the indicator. It only takes a finger. Well, for people don’t, I have a finger right here for you. Grr…