Like nails on a chalkboard

June 8, 2009

When people say “Why is your cellphone a 408 area code?”

As if a cell phone # can’t be from anywhere. Or that you would have to change your cell phone number when you moved. Or they don’t get that you still kinda live in California.

When I take my car in the shop and the lead maid arrives & asks, “where’s your car?”

Does it really matter where my car is? It’s not there, but I’m standing right in front of you, so why is my car’s location relevant?

When people say, “So are you living here now?”
Is it so hard to understand that someone can live in two places? Until recently, I have been bicoastal for years: nine, to be exact. My employment was clearly and always the same. That question has come up the whole nine years.

I sound crabby, don’t I? I didn’t get enough sleep. And I had to drop Riley at day care at 7:30a.m. and be at the car repair shop by 8a.m.

Hope the singing maids leave, with their vacuum, soon. So I can take a nap.

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