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I Hate Inanimate Objects

I realized this week what a hatred I have for uncooperative inanimate objects. Most of my hate stems from their inability to predict what I want them to do. I think if we should invent “smart” versions of all things inanimate. Just like phones, there are phones, and then there are smart phones. We know that being a smart…

Graduation Observations Part Two

My previous graduation post discussed something I’ve noticed over the years from going to graduations or ceremonies celebrating one of my children moving from one grade to the next. I had one ceremony left to attend after that post which was yesterday and found that this group of parents were not too wierd. The awards ceremony for the entire…

Bored with a Purpose

Everybody was in bed by 10. At 10:30 I sat in front of the tv because I’m not tired or ready to go to bed. So I’m still sitting in front of the tv completely bored. Over 100 channels and I can’t find something worth watching. Currently I’m parked on Lethal Weapon IV. I used roman…

Graduation Observations

I went to a high school graduation last Thursday and then a third grade awards ceremony today. This is nothing new to me since I own five kids. Every year a kid is graduating from one grade to the next with ceremonies every time. I completely agree with Mr. Incredible “It’s not graduating. It’s moving from the…

Button-Pushers

I’m a conflict-avoider so when people push my buttons I tend to not respond as a form of response. You know “just don’t give them what they want”. That might be ok the first time you experience a button being pushed. It is NOT ok after repeated button-pushing. And it seems to me that chronic button-pushers are…