The Little Things that Get You

“Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.”~ Queen Victoria


I read this today and had to laugh. At myself. Lately my nerves have been irritated, shall we say?  And when I think of what’s irritating them, it’s the little things.


I’m with Queen Victoria (words I never thought I’d utter)! It’s always the little things that get to me.  I can take major illness, injury, whatever. I get a paper cut? A blister? Tragedy.


I do think part of it is because I can’t break down when something big is happening, so that when the stakes are low, I let ‘er rip.


An amusing observation on human nature today.


About maggiec

Educator, writer, world traveler, bibliophile, theater devotee, cat lover, mother of an actor, adopted auntie to hundreds. Spreading love (and literacy), one day at a time.
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