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Do you also talk to inanimate objects?

I caught myself apologising to my GPS for not following her instructions and I swore at SIRI.  She wasn’t happy!
Saying “Excuse me” when I am trying to get past my dogs amused my brother-in-law some years ago, because my sister does it too!
Then there’s explaining to the ants covering the kitchen counter that I don’t really want to kill them, and couldn’t they just stay outside where they would be safer.
I realise that dogs and ants aren't inanimate, but you know what I mean.
I signal to turn into my driveway and garage even though there is nobody within miles and that’s just the stuff I can easily remember.
The GPS is the worst though, because she completely intimidates me.   Especially if I have a route in mind, and she has to keep re-routing until I get to the part where I really need her help.   I am always worried she will get so irritated, she will decide not to assist me, so I tell her gently that I am going a different way, but will use her advice closer to the venue.   S…