Posts tagged irritations
You’re seeing the wrong “little things”.

Anyone who has ever traveled by airplane can understand the frustration that can come with it.  The woman ahead of you in the check-in line can’t find her ID.  You’re randomly chosen for a pat-down by the friendly TSA officers.  As you’re rushing to your gate, it seems like everyone in front of you is taking a Sunday stroll.

“Why is it that people turn into gawking idiots in airports when I’m in a hurry?!” indignant, you think to yourself as you weave through the terminal.  Your blood pressure is rising as you arrive at the gate to find your flight is delayed.  For ten minutes more.  Excuses.  It’s delayed an hour now.  Looks like you’re going to have to really rush to catch your connecting flight.  Naturally, you don’t get the window seat you wanted, and you’re sitting next to Mr. Important-Laptop-Using-Businessman-Armrest-Hog (side note: don’t be that guy).

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Stop "Fixing Your Attitude" and Do Something

I woke up to my phone buzzing violently against the hard plastic picnic table that is my makeshift computer desk across the room. I put it there because I thought it might help me get out of bed if it annoyed me enough. By the time I removed my body from the warm cocoon of blankets and scuffled across the cold tile to turn my alarm off, I figured my senses would have been assaulted enough to wake me up for good. It worked. My thumb impulsively slid across the screen to turn off the alarm and I once again scuffled across the cold tile to my bathroom to get a hot shower going. As the water pours over my head I began thinking... thinking... dreaming... crap I totally just fell asleep standing up in the shower! I didn't even know that was possible...

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