|i try not to be peevish. this is no
time to be peevish.
it seems like there can be no small thoughts
but i'm still a little peeved by "my office today"
you know, when someone's job puts them somewhere
and they must share the stupendous luxury or beauty
not only does that seem to be rubbing it in, it
the office as a universal point of reference for
which strikes me as vaguely classist. but...
|i'm still losing my marbles over the
and today it started getting to me in a subtle way.
i've been so frustrated by terrible drivers in
i caught myself today relishing the role of road
someone waited too long at a STOP sign so i went
they honked, i flipped 'em off faster than the old
18 years in seattle haven't dulled my new york
later i force merged. it was my turn and i would not
denied, just drifted the big old banged up truck
yielded. i had the right! one and one is how it's
then i got in the right lane at a red light even
i knew i had to get back in the left again quickly.
assumed i'd be faster off the line--i am 99% of the
well, this was the 1% when i was alongside someone
one of those people who only speed up as you are
i had a lead, signaled my intention, ignored his
as i unloaded i thought about what a dick move that
but concluded that i didn't care, i was sick of
the karmic retribution was instant--tool bucket and
tumbled out of work truck. i caught most of the
later i noticed the volume knob had got knocked off
i had to retrace my steps in the dark, including the
the missing knob reminded me no good comes of being
found it! a second chance! i promise not to be an