I Feel My Worst Pet Peeve Requires an Explanation

It’s not that I’m a horrible person. It’s that time is a commodity.

Vanessa Torre
Dec 10, 2020 · 4 min read
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The most chilling moment of that tour should have been the house from Psycho. I was wrong about that.

Our shuttle tour guide smiled gleefully and noted points of interest around the park. It was fine until we got to an overlook where she told us that if we looooook to the leeeeeeft we’d seeeeeee the beauuuuuutiful Saaaaaan Fernaaaaaando Valleeeeeeeey.

I learned at an early age that if you had something to say, you spat it out. If you had the floor at my house or with my friends, you used it quickly because Lord only knows when you were going to get it again.

Last week, while visiting my boyfriend, we watched an old Saturday Night Live skit where Cecily Strong portrays a woman you wish you had never met at a party. Part of the hilarity is her elongation of vowel sounds. It’s funny when you’re not sitting next to it.

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Vanessa Torre

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Flaming pinball, nerd, music lover, wine snob, horrible violin player. No, I won’t stop taking pictures of my drinks. vanessaltorre@gmail.com IG: vanessaltorre

Assemblage

A collection of things or people. An object made of pieces fitted together. A work of art made by grouping found or unrelated objects. A publication on Medium.

Vanessa Torre

Written by

Flaming pinball, nerd, music lover, wine snob, horrible violin player. No, I won’t stop taking pictures of my drinks. vanessaltorre@gmail.com IG: vanessaltorre

Assemblage

A collection of things or people. An object made of pieces fitted together. A work of art made by grouping found or unrelated objects. A publication on Medium.

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