Saturday, January 24, 2009

An Asshole, This Does Not Make Me...

Three Facts:
  1. You decided 16 months into our 24 month lease it was necessary for you to get a car.
  2. You knew at the time of this decision that part of our agreement when moving in together was, you would pay more for the room 3x the size of mine and I would get the parking space.
  3. You knew at the time of this decision that parking in our neighborhood was hard, especially on a Friday, BECAUSE I WARNED YOU ABOUT IT!
So then why does it make me an asshole when I say you can't park your newly acquired car in my parking spot just because my car was not currently occupying it?
Why does it make me an asshole when I dont want to "discuss this issue" over the phone?

You got mad when I wouldn't give and let you live in your spoiled little bubble and hung up the phone on me. I got annoyed and let the whole incident bother me. Were it not for the bloodlines attached I might have called you all kinds of names, hung up the phone on you first, and then found all sorts of ways to display my annoyance and anger passive aggressively. Instead I chose to be an adult; what does being an adult mean in this situation
  • Not calling everyone I knew would empathize with me just to sully your name
  • Not confronting you passive-aggressively
  • Fixing a nice strong Vodka and Cranberry; taking that to the head; fixing a nice strong tequila, cointreau and Lemonade; drinking myself to tranquilty
  • Ordering pizza and mozzarella sticks
  • Watching TV with a friend till I passed out
Mighty grown up of me, don't you think? So do me a favor... remind me again why you felt the need to call me an asshole?

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

A Nation Rejoiced Today!

It would be nothing but an understatement to say this weekend was one of celebration for the United States and its citizens but I say it nonetheless.  
A nation rejoiced today.
As Barack Hussein Obama took the oath of office and became the 44th and 1st black President of these United States of America.  
A nation rejoiced today.
Millions gathered in the bitter cold to be a part of the experience; countless more watched from the comfort of their homes, the streets of their local communities and the churches they use as worship grounds.   
A nation rejoiced today.  
And when all was said and done, when the man had been sworn-in, and given a speech to invigorate a nation weary and downtrodden the crowds cheered and church bells bang.  
A Nation Rejoiced Today!  
"The Man Who Knows Something, Knows He Knows Nothing at All"