So, I was sitting here thinking about I wanted to post about, and all of a sudden I hear fireworks going off outside. Not unusual since Independence Day is coming up, for us Americans. Sometimes they are annoying because some sound like gunshots and it scares the crap out of me, but in general I don’t mind my neighbors setting off fireworks. My few pets throughout the years never had a problem with them so I’m good on that front. They don’t usually set them off after 12am and that’s usually the time I go to bed, so no keeping me up. So, yeah, I’m chill with all the fireworks going off around me.
This got me thinking about other possible holiday annoyances. Like kids coming to your front door on Halloween. Some kids can be little shits but in general I like decorating my house all scary-like and creeping out the kids. Giving out candy and diabetes. It’s a blast. Then there is Christmas and the millions of people shopping all at the same time, for months! I kind of like it. It’s comforting in a way. Thanksgiving and food hangovers that lead to next-day, amazing turkey sandwiches that you would kill for. Though I don’t like the family coming together crap. That shit is annoying. Oh, and Easter! I love sweating in the heat, having a panic attack from the adrenaline and competitiveness, trying to beat everyones’ asses by finding those eggs first! Love it!
Holidays have lost some of their pizzazz and importance as I’ve gotten older but I still love them. I like the things that could easily be annoying. I find the crappy parts somewhat comforting.