Category Archives: Pet Peeves

Stuff that bugs me, and maybe you too.

Invisible Ink

Is it me, or is the print in magazines and other materials getting lighter and lighter? Am I the only one who has to turn on a bright light, bring my eyes close, and rotate my head before deciphering the … Continue reading

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These Wings Won’t Fly Away

What is the deal with wings and the Big Game?  Did I miss something?  Was a law passed?  An Act of Congress?  A Constitutional amendment?  Who decided that everyone had to eat chicken wings and nothing else, in front of … Continue reading

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We Know

Although I feel deeply about politics, I don’t write about it much. And I think I know why. It seems a dangerous proposition, since other people’s beliefs are sure to be different from mine. Like the nervous T-Rex in Toy … Continue reading

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Supervisor is Genius. I Transfer.

I’ve never worked as a customer service rep, but I can imagine the first day of work.  It would be a training session in how to provide customer service.  Notice I didn’t say ‘good’ customer service.  The instructor would say … Continue reading

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Fat Bottomed Toothbrushes

I’ve been puzzling over this for weeks. Now I think I have the answer. The answer to what? Why toothbrushes are getting fat. I mean, look at them. For as long as I can remember, until about 10 years ago, … Continue reading

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You Have To Stop Meeting Like This

The building I work in employs roughly eighty people. It has offices, cubicles, conference rooms, and wide open spaces for congregating, complete with tables and chairs. All good places to have a meeting. You know where is not a good … Continue reading

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Phrases I Could Live Without

First Phrase: “Ya think?” Yes, I do think. So why ask? Because it makes you feel superior to say something that equates to “Way to go, Sherlock, for totally stating the obvious.” Well, it’s rude, for one thing, and it … Continue reading

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