July 28, 2012

Angry Jennifer!


Things that make me angry include:
  • Mother Nature jerking us around - all I want is 2 little months of sun. Why is that so much to ask?
  • Whiny children - why can't you just speak in a normal voice?
  • Spills - the child spills something, but it's mom who has to clean it up.
  • Pimples - especially at 38 years old. This is making me angrier and angrier. I mean, my face is behaving better lately, but who knows when it will freak out again, and don't even get me started on body acne!
  • Completely inconsiderate people who won't give their seat to a pregnant woman.
  • Parents who stubbornly refuse to leave a public place with their screaming child.
  • When my children won't acknowledge that I've just spoken to them.
  • Lying (except for little white lies; that's usually just being nice)
  • When things don't work the way they're supposed to.
  • Entertainers who completely mess up their lives and waste their talents.
  • When a TV show I love is canceled without a decent ending.
  • Looking forward to eating something only to discover that someone else got to it first.
  • The phrase "I can't".
  • Anything negative (intolerance, war) in the name of God.
  • When a restaurant takes my favorite dish off their menu.
  • People who complain all the time.
  • Those who think they're better.

Inspired by Mama Kat's Writer's Workshop.
Edited and linked up for:
Stasha, the #1 sound I hate the most is
the sound of my phone ringing in the middle of the night
when Mark is in the hospital.

What makes you angry?

23 comments:

  1. Oh the whining! PLEASE stop the whining. PLEASE? Talk to me if you want something don't whine at me. . .

    What show was canceled that didn't end well? (I'm nosey.)

    And I agree with the rest of your list. All or most of those make me angry as well.

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  2. Your post made me smile. It's true about life's pet peeves. Mine would be the pimple thing. I thought it was something I had to deal with in my teens and then it would go away, why am I still dealing with this crap at 35?!?!?!

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  3. Where do I start on my list? I don't have too :). the list you made was perfect. I couldn't have came up with better ones.

    hi from mk's

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  4. Yes, yes! A great list. The finding-your-desired-food-is-gone is the worst. It makes me want to cry, which is my go-to response for food-related anger.

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  5. Great list indeed!!!

    Pimples at 51...enough said. :D

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  6. oh my god...the tv show one!! yes, yes, YES!!

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  7. The whining and the TV shows? So annoying. I also really hate when restaurants do that - it happened to me a couple weeks ago, actually and I was so disappointed. What a great list.

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  8. Oh yes, I second all of those. Intolerance, specially in the name of God! And people who are acting better then us. Not worth the time really! great list Jen!

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  9. Seriously. It's not fair that I have wrinkles AND pimples. Not cool mother nature - not cool.

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  10. whining for sure...so annoying!!

    popping over from Monday Listicle, it's my first week playing, not sure if people visit each other but i thought i would try to visit a few blogs.

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  11. I hate to point out that not all of those are sounds (wink wink). But they sure are good things to be angry about!

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    1. I didn't intend for it to follow the sounds prompt :-)

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  12. A very nicely done list. Whiny children are at the top of mine too.

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  13. When my children won't acknowledge that I have spoken to them might be the only thing driving me over the edge this summer, so all in all, not too bad.

    I hope you avoid midnight phone calls. Tough stuff. Ellen

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  14. OOoh that selective hearing things. ARGH! Even at nearly 4, Lil Duck has mastered this and it sets me off every time. I have no hopes of it improving as she progresses to the teenage years at warp speed. :(

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  15. Whining kids really send me off the wall also.. visiting from Monday listicles also.

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  16. Ooh very well done combining these two fab prompts!

    All of the anger-inciters on your list are good ones. By which, of course, I mean they're bad. Very bad. :)

    But I might have to go with whining for the win. Who invented whining anyway, right? :)

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  17. I think you pretty much summed it all up :)

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  18. You've got my top complaint. Seriously? Another pimple? I'm in my late 30s. Argh!

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  19. Why can't kids just acknowledge they heard you!? drives me crazy to be ignored!

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  20. I hear you on all of them - esp. parents who won't leave a public place w. their screaming child. Honestly, if my kid ever is about to be disruptive, I pretty much BOLT.

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    1. Right? It's so embarrassing when your kid is being a jerk. Why wouldn't you want to leave?

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