The Nest is continuing its countdown of items that were not very popular when I started working at Mecca in 1998, but that have since become the big must-have swag everyone wants to blow their money on. We’re getting into the real “Holy crap, did those become BIG!” territory now… and at #4 on our list is air mattresses! What was once a novelty item for camping trips or for use as an emergency place to sleep in case that brand new futon you ordered from Rent-A-Center took a little too long to show has now become perfectly acceptable for use as a normal bed. People have been buying these things like crazy for the past few years, and they now take up two entire sections in the sporting goods department, and even branched out into the regular bedding area about five years ago! All I can say is the people who buy these things must not live with cats….
Now it’s time to use my head full of hot air to answer this week’s Share Your World questions, provided as always by Melanie…
What did you learn the hard way?
Not to trust people who are cheerfully waving you on to make a left turn in front of them…
Which activities make you lose track of time?
I somehow managed to waste 50 minutes trying to think of an answer to this question, and still came up empty!
Why do we seem to think of others the most after they’re gone?
I move on too well from people in real life for this to be an issue. Chances are, I wasn’t thinking of them even before they were gone… and certainly not after.
Is it possible to know the truth without challenging it first?
The only truth that can be known is unchallengeable… the basic, undisputable facts of our universe and existence. The application of those facts in our world and everyday life is very challengeable, but that’s what makes it NOT truth, even though people like to refer to these inferences as “truths.”
We hold these truths to be self evident…….. BULLSHIT!!!!!!!!
It’s gonna be 100 degrees tomorrow! Summer is here….