Thursday, March 20, 2008

You live, you learn

Things I find comforting:

* Train whistles.
* Warm blankets.
* Good-natured laughter.
* Purring cats.
* Long back scratches.

Things I find disturbing:

* Smokers.
* Rude teenagers.
* Ultra-conservatives.
* Bad tippers.
* People who litter.

1 comment:

Eric Lizotte said...

Things I find comforting:

* Rain falling gently on the roof
* Long hot showers
* Good Sci-Fi
* A starry sky
* Trips to amusement/theme parks

Things I find disturbing:

* Smokers
* Rude teenagers
* Ultra-conservatives
* Amusement park accidents
* People who litter

I agree with you on things found disturbing. I can't stand smoking, rude teenagers, which I call punks, and ultra-conservative people just give me the creeps. Plus, I'm a supporter of the environment, and don't like to see people litter.

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