A fun day (not)
For the past month or so, I’ve had 3 audiobooks in hand, listening to “Meet you in Hell” in the car, “The Google Story” when exercising, and having “100 people who are ruining America…” sitting in the car as backup. I was feeling pretty good the whole time, thinking about how much great audiobook listening I was getting in.
Then yesterday I finished the first book and mailed it back, and started “100 people…” and pretty much hated it. And all of a sudden, BAM, I’ve got no audiobook in the car. Aaagh. I hate it when I hate an audiobook. And the reason I refuse to listen to it is that I disagree with about 1/2 what the author is saying, and on those of the 100 people, I get frustrated. And here I am listening to audiobooks to take my mind off the commute and relax me.
Today the highway was totally clear, and I was listening to music, until I got to a normally uncluttered part, and all of a sudden things slowed to a crawl. I would’ve just switched to the audiobook, but I didn’t want my heart rate to go up, so I just seethed. After 15 minutes of this, we passed a flipped over 18 wheeler, on the ramp coming to the highway. The traffic was all because people were stopping to look. I seethed some more.
It took all my self control not to run into our inventory room when I got to the office and grab 50 or 100 titles so this wouldn’t happen again. But my returned book got to the warehouse today (1 day!) and I’ll have a replacement Monday. I’ll live. But only if I lock myself in my apartment with The Google Story and don’t come out for 48 hours.
Have a great weekend.