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Everyone Loves a Train Wreck

After writing a few days ago about my "horrible, terrible, no good, very bad day", I noticed that people love to see other people's messes.  It's true; everyone loves a train wreck.  Just humor me a minute... 

When you're standing in line at the grocery store about to load all your groceries on the conveyor belt, what's usually staring you in the face?  Those trashy tabloids right?   Do you ever read the front covers?  I do.  I hate it, but I do.  Almost everyone mentioned in those things, that they try to push as investigative journalism, their lives are a train wreck. 

You're driving, there's a car accident.  Do you focus on the road in front of you, not slowing down to see it?  You know you don't.  It's why there is always a really bad bottle neck & slow-up at car accidents.  Ever notice that right after the wreck it's clear sailing.  Train wreck.

The Maury Povich show & all the others like it.  (Judge Judy falls in that same …

It's just been one of those days

You know the day I'm talking about...the ones that start off bad & just get worse as the day goes on.  Yeah, that has been my day.

I should have known it would be bad when I woke up at 3 am.  No real reason.  My eyes just popped open and I was awake.  I tried to tell myself that I really needed the sleep & that I was going to regret it come 3 pm, but sleep was a no go.

I did get some exercise in, so that was a plus.  But...

Have you ever noticed that there's always a but?

Around 6:30 or so I basically lost my mind & logged onto a phishing website through an email on my phone, and entered my credit card numbers.  If I had tried to enter the website from my desktop, like I should have, I would have found out that it was bogus.  Note to self, don't be such a gullible dufus.  I spent HOURS on the phone with pay pal, my credit card company (which I truly love by the way.  Yes, Capital One, it's what's in my wallet.), and the bank.  Yeah, it was a blast.  I b…