Sunday, May 21, 2006

Lola Loves Laundry Day

Lola Loves Laundry Day
Originally uploaded by thehoneybunny.
Whenever I do laundry, Lola has to jump in the middle of it all and fall asleep. I know it's because they are warm and fresh from the dryer, but DAMN! I don't need any more of her cat hair all over my clothing. Sheesh.

I start my new job tomorrow morning. I'm not nervous about the job at all. I've got experience working in retail so I'm sure It'll be a breeze. The only thing I'm nervous about is missing the bus or getting there late. But then again, I always stress about being late, no matter where we go. I've always been that way. It was really difficult when I was with my ex because he didn't care about being late - ever. It always drove me bonkers. I just think people who are always late to everything have a lack of respect toward the people they are meeting up with or the event they are attending. One Holiday (I don't remember which one) my ex told his mom we'd be at her house for dinner at, say, 2pm. Since she lives in New Hampshire and we lived in MA, it was about an hour drive. It drove me absolutely crazy that we didn't even leave our house until close to 4pm, all because he was a lazy ass who had no respect for time. And he didn't see a problem with it because "it's just Mom". ARGH! That's even worse! So I'm really glad I'm married to a man who is just as obsessive-compulsive about being on time as I am. It makes life a lot easier on both of us.

Anyway, I'm really looking forward to my first day. I'll be out of the house and actually be able to talk to new people! That's something I've been looking forward to for two weeks. Hopefully I'll make some new friends and have fun in the process.


Something dirty said...

I have a problem with lateness sometimes, but usually it's because I'm disorganized. I've read that with some people, they don't want to believe the same rules apply to them as with everybody else. I hope that's not me.

Karyn said...

I have a problem with lateness too. I used to by hyper organised and obsessive about getting to places on time - early if possible! But I used to drive myself crazy (almost literally ;) ) with it, so I sort of gave it up one day.

I am sort of late, but I consider 15minutes to be acceptably late. Fashionably late even. Work is non-negotiable of course - but then they're paying me to be on time!

I agree about the respect thing though. Sometimes lateness is unacceptable, rude and shows no respect. Certain people, places or events demand punctuality. So I kind of pull up my socks for those times and places.

Good's got me thinking...

Honey Bunny said...

i guess 15 minutes late is ok, i mean, if you're meeting friends at a club or something. but 15 minutes late to a play or movie is bad. 15 minutes late to meet people for dinner is bad. 15 minutes late to a general party is okay, since there aren't rigid start and stop times (usually).

i dunno...i'm so anal about being on time or even early (as is my husband) that we get super ticked if people are late. maybe i'm too rigid? 15 minutes isn't so bad, i suppose. but in the case of my ex, we'd be late by an hour or more and i just think that is rude, obnoxious, and disrespectful.

yeah...this IS a good topic. maybe i should think about it again and write more... :)