September 28, 2006 at 12:08 pm 9 comments

I walked to the day job today. Unusual for me, but my reason was compelling.

1) As a conscientious citizen I felt the need to save a days gas and oil, and decrease the ozone depleting exhaust from my car.
2) Ever health conscious, I decided I needed to work some junk off my trunk.
3) Always a social creature, I wanted an opportunity to say good morning to my neighbors and shop keepers along the way.
4) It’s pouring down rain and my convertible is leaking, therefore I had to leave it parked and under cover.

Isn’t it amazing how we can rationalize our way to reaching whatever conclusion we want?


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  • 1. DaveM  |  September 28, 2006 at 3:41 pm

    as long as you can justify it then its ok

  • 2. Jackie's Garden  |  September 28, 2006 at 6:14 pm

    Kat, too funny! I know I do this…
    I can make ‘white’ be ‘black’ if I need to do it. And the reason will be totally plausible. LOL

  • 3. Sunflower Optimism  |  September 28, 2006 at 10:06 pm

    You mean if the convertible wasn’t leaking you would actually be able to take it out into the rain???

    Hmmm. . . I’m only allowed to take hubby’s convertible out if the sun is shining, the temperature is not too hot, nor too cold, etc. I have to have a talk with that man!

  • 4. Kat Campbell  |  September 28, 2006 at 10:12 pm

    An excellent philosophy Dave.

    Jackie, don’t you think we girls are excellent at making black white? Its a gift.

    Sunflower, amazingly enough even convertables work in rainy, snowy and hot weather. Unless, of course, their lid is leaking.

  • 5. Velvet Sacks  |  September 28, 2006 at 11:18 pm

    I think girls are born with the ability to rationalize–and we get better with practice. I practice all the time.

  • 6. Kat Campbell  |  September 29, 2006 at 6:56 am

    LOL Velvet! Practice makes perfect they say!

  • 7. Jackie's Garden  |  September 29, 2006 at 9:45 pm

    Kat – it is! That and manipulation!

  • 8. Kat Campbell  |  October 1, 2006 at 7:49 am

    LOL Jackie!

  • 9. sandy  |  October 8, 2006 at 5:01 pm

    Lol ~ that’s what made ugly umbrellas fashionable! Well done kat.


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