Some Irksome Quirks

7 Nov

I’m not a perfectionist and fortunately I do not have those OCD’s.  As a human being [as if it were possible for me to be anything else], I am very easy to get along with.  As a human being, I easily get along with people.  As a human being, I’m easy to be around with.  As a  human being, I can easily bring about comfort and ease.  As a human being, I can sorta lighten up an otherwise tense situation.  As a human being, I can do all of this in a one-hit-wonder sort.

I am, au fond, a normal human being in normal circumstances.

However, as an irked human being, I am the woman scorned and my wrath is what has been told and retold from days of yore to be aware of.  To illustrate further, here’s a QUOTE by William Congreve:

So what transforms me from the first-paragraph-human being to the irked human being aka the woman scorned?  The answer –> Well, just some quirks that I find irritably irksome. And now I’d like to list them [without any drum rolls… please]

  1. When people do not pay me for my hard work when they are supposed to.  

  2. When people pay me for my hard work but assume that the work wasn’t hard enough for me to get paid the “agreed” amount.

  3. When I have to put in extra work in chasing people around to get paid for my hard work.

  4. When people ask me about what I plan to do with the wee wad of wonga I have been paid for my hard work. 

  5. When people do not show up on time -period-

Yes, I admit I tend to get a bit touchy when it comes to money matters [after all 4 out of 5 points can turn me from a monk to a monster].  Besides, I have chosen to go astray from a money-making white-collar job to living on the edge [money-wise].  It was a conscious choice and I do not regret it one bit.  I do my calculations and I work just enough to make ends meet so that for the rest of my time I can LIVE.

So you get my point, right?  Well if you don’t, let me remind you that I could easily turn into a woman scorned trying to explain things that I tend to get a bit touchy about!!!

via Daily Prompt: Irksome

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6 Responses to “Some Irksome Quirks”

  1. Scott November 7, 2016 at 4:36 pm #

    It’s the spice of life.

    • s1ngal November 7, 2016 at 4:40 pm #

      er… really?

      • Scott November 7, 2016 at 4:57 pm #

        Yes. It offers us the relief found in change.

      • s1ngal November 7, 2016 at 4:58 pm #

        Thank you. It will be a new way of looking at it, but I’ll give this a shot 🙂

  2. Alexis Chateau November 7, 2016 at 6:20 pm #

    Oh wow. I know this wrath from personal experience. I remember having to chase a client to get my $768 check last December. Needless to say, I was not happy.

  3. Covert Novelist November 7, 2016 at 7:27 pm #

    It’s wonderful that you can and do live as you choose. Too many settle! Money makes the world go round they say, but only to those to whom Money is a god. Being happy and enjoying life with what you have is the ultimate existence.

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