KissinBlueKaren for Beyond the Books. This is a meme where we all answer a non-bookish question. It's always so fun to see everyone's answers and get a peak at the blogger beyond the books. This week's question is - What 5 Things Can You Just Not Handle?
I've always thought I was pretty good at not letting things get to me and at tuning things that irritate me out but I came up with this list in about 5 seconds and could probably easily double it. I may not be quite as easy going as I thought!
1. Hiccups - The sound of hiccups sets my teeth on edge. My kids (especially Paul) went through a phase where they would give themselves hiccups and it drove me crazy. They (okay Paul) actually got in trouble for it a few times which always made me seem super mean "I got sent to my room for having hiccups" so they tease me abut it now.
2. The smell of tuna fish - I don't know if anyone actually enjoys the smell but my reaction is admittedly irrational.
3. Shopping carts left in the parking lot - Oh this drives me crazy! The only time this doesn't send me into a rant is when the cart is in the handicapped parking area but pushed out of the way of people trying to park. For that I figure there may be a reason. But for all others PUT YOUR CART IN THE RACK! And I HATE finding a decent parking space on a rainy day and starting to pull into only to find there's a cart smack in the middle and most of the time the return place is like 10 steps away. I HATE this!
4. Unorganized Crowds - I say unorganized because I don't really mind crowds in general but just crowds that are going every which way and you're constantly bumping into people, or you can't get past them or they're bumping into you. Think Costco on a Saturday. Seriously, just thinking about it has my stress level rising.
5.Olives - Olives ruin everything. I don't like the flavor or texture and I can't just eat around it because the olive-ness just seeps into everything I like lots of other Mediterranean flavors and I love feta cheese but olives are just bad. I don't understand how people can just eat them straight.
So what 5 things can you just not handle?