There are inconsequential encounters during our everyday lives that are 'head-shakers'.
"So what are you complaining about now, Eleanor?"
You know - the type of insignificant experiences that one must accept but are a source of annoyance.
- why is it that when choosing a cash to pay for supermarket items, it's always seems to be the one where there's a cash count?
- why is it that customers choose the 8 (or 12) item limit line to pay for a full shopping cart of groceries? More to the point, why do the check-out cashiers allow it?
- why do supermarkets set their produce water sprays on "high" especially when I'm bending over to choose an item?
- why can't manufacturers come up with a means in which shoppers can separate plastic bags without having to lick their fingers? Try as I may and I do, there is no way to separate plastic bags from a roll by blowing on the serrated opening. Actually, thinking again, perhaps a solution could be to wet one's fingers using the excess water from the produce spray ("good innovative thinking, Eleanor!"). At least the spray could be used for something useful.
- why do packages of cheese products with 'good until' dates listed way in the future, inevitably turn moldy without a few weeks after opening?
There is nothing more irritating (at least for me) than buying a large wedge of cheese and two weeks later seeing white/grey forming on the edge, indicating mold. Numerous attempts at using various wrappings including wax paper haven't worked. Any manufacturers reading this want to supply an answer?
- why is it that the purchase of the perfect lipstick shade is different when brought home, only to be added to the ever-growing collection of abandoned tubes that looked good but ended up in the blechy bag? Related and shared in other blogs but still a source of irritation, why do lipstick manufacturers discontinue lipstick shades after a short period of placing them on the market place? It would be great to be able to purchase the same lipstick shade within a six month period.
Feel free to add to the list and share. We all need a vent or two to start the day, right? What's yours?