I am having a whole barrel full of First World Problems, and we all know that the only thing good that comes in barrels is pickles and monkeys, but not together. Imagine opening a barrel and having a whole bunch of monkeys come springing out slinging Hamburger Dill Slices.
I got up this morning when the alarm went off. However, I did not stay up. I stayed in prime dozing position as the clock clicked down the amount of time I can wait to reasonably expect that I won’t be called into work for the morning. It was raining pretty hard, so I was grateful to have the opportunity to lie about.
When I finally decided to get out of bed, I discovered that my Kindle wasn’t where I thought it was. This is not a big deal because I clearly have a myriad of ways to amuse myself and stay connected to the internet, etc. But once I got the idea in my head, I became like a thing possessed. I know I didn’t take it out of the house yesterday because I had two very informative and productive meetings. ( I won’t talk about it yet; I don’t want to jinx it.) and then I went to give blood so the people at the blood bank would stop guilt calling me.
I know the thing is in the house. It is not a necessity to my life or the survival of the human race. I have plenty of books to read, so that’s taken care of. I’m just maddened that I can’t find it.
And today, I just can’t get my brain to settle. It’s running around my head poking my in the psyche and the guilt centers. I need to be writing more, I need to be cleaning more, and I probably could be improving myself in some other way, but all I could bring myself to do was watch videos on youtube and make notes on every weird thought that crosses my mind.
Here’s what I’ve got so far:
Did Hitler escape to Argentina? Why is this important now? Shouldn’t we have been more concerned in 1939? Or am I out of line for saying so.
My least favorite transitory phrase is “Due to the fact . . . . ” or ” Because of the fact . . . . ” I personally think it is a lazy transition, and it was also one of the AATGH’s favorites. That coluld be part of it.
I also sprayed myself full on in the face with glasses cleaner. True, I wasn’t wearing my glasses at the time, so I couldn’t really judge which way the nozzle was facing, but still, it did make me feel a bit stupid. I think that’s the point where I decided I was just going to give up on anything that would require effort today.