Article by: Gerry Briggs, Eugene Oregon
So. Would you like to know what my number one pet peeve is? Or, in another sense, what I call the root-of-all simple evil? None of this ugly I-want-to-kill-you-and-eat-your-children evil, just the everyday inconsistent, annoying, gad-won’t-you-get-out-of-my-way-and-shut-up evil.
Before I relinquish this gem, I must give examples of the Me, Me World of Our 21st Century. For instance, people driving like they’re the only ones in a hurry or not, people walking through doors and then letting them go to slam in your face, acquaintances telling you what to think and why, and perhaps my favorite Me, Me scenario, the cell phone talker with no regard for anything other than the electronic connection to his/or her ego. So, with all this and more, some days don’t you just want to put in “Finding Nemo” and join your kids on the couch?