It’s Raining Outside

Day 297/365: The perfect excuse for not doing something!

“person holding its pocket” by Alesia Kazantceva on Unsplash

Can you believe how easy people are to find excuses for doing something?

Anything?

Take rain for example. It’s raining outside and, as soon as I saw it this morning, I cancelled all my plans for the day, made a cup of hot cocoa and barely scraped off the first few things out of my long list of daily tasks.

It’s not even that bad. There’s no lightning, no wind, no hale, no nothing. Just rain that you can beat up with such a simple device as an umbrella. Yet here I am, all curled up in my living room, waiting for this “monstrous, heinous, ugly rain to stop so that I can do something today”

It’s so funny when you think about it. Rain is so calm and harmless, yet when people want to find an excuse for not doing something, even rain can become a perfectly good reason to not engage in a set activity.

I’m going to refill my cup of hot cocoa now and somehow drag myself into work. Ain’t no rain gonna pay my plane tickets…

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