Despite the fact itâ€™s the season of gratitude and thankfulness, I seem to be complaining a lot. So much so that I actually made a list of my "first world problems" that have been the subject of my griping this week.
Here are my Griefs of The Week and more so, hereâ€™s to me finding some gratitude at the turkey table tomorrow. Sheesh.
My refrigerator. I hate the layout of it and I can never find anything. Either that, or the jar of pickles is effing with me. Also, the crisper door is cracked and so itâ€™s "hard" to open and close. Iâ€™m not sure what I was expecting, considering someone gave it to us for free because it was his former raw dog food fridge and he got a new one.
My cell phone bill. I am addicted to my iPhone and yet the cost of it makes me want to replace it with a banana. Or maybe one of those phones that you plug into the wall that's shaped like a hamburger. Then I think about not having a smart phone and my heart starts getting a little skippy and my eye says, "donâ€™t make me bring that tick back because you know I will."
The cost of Tofurkey. When I went to buy a Tofurkey this week, I almost fell over. $15-$32 for a ball of tofu? Is there a Target gift card stuffed in the middle? And who invited the vegetarians to Thanksgiving? (Ahem.) They had better bring booze.
Snow and cold. I usually love winter (weird, I know) but not when we just tore the porch off the front of our house and then the weather immediately went from creepy tornado warning to unseasonably cold and snowy. I hope to have it rebuilt by Cinco de Mayo.
The kids' homework. A Facebook friend said it best: he might have gotten a vasectomy 15 years ago if he knew how much time he would have to spend helping his kid with his math homework. My little-ish people are in middle school now and I really miss the days of having our evenings free just to hang out as opposed to hunkering down with partial fractions. I may or may not be complaining because their math is getting to the point…Read more...