This woman has read my mind and translated it into a beautiful post!
I’ve had enough. My husband read an article to me tonight about a local school system spending millions on a school renovation which includes replacing the light switches with ones that automatically turn out lights when no one is in the room. It’s official. We are doomed to fail as a society. We are now so lazy and irresponsible that we cannot be bothered to literally lift a finger to flip a damn switch.
Yesterday morning, I saw an commercial about a special cup for kids that is completely “non-spill”. And thank goodness. We have so much to teach our children in life, we couldn’t possibly take the time to teach them to clean up a mess.
Which brings me to my ultimate beef. Automatically flushing toilets.
A little girl in a preschool class I once taught was afraid of toilets. Specifically, she was afraid of flushing toilets, more specifically…
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Personally, I’m all for anything that lets me touch fewer surfaces in public bathrooms.
Well, OK, then there is that angle and it is a good one…