Why do people speed up to close the gap in traffic as soon as I put on my turn signal to pull into the space?
Why do drivers dart across three lanes of traffic to make a turn they almost missed instead of driving 200 yards further to safely make a U-turn?
Why do drivers in parking lots rarely yield for pedestrians (the other drivers walking to and from their own cars) even in horrible weather?
Why do old women think it's fine to cut in front of others at the grocery store check-out line?
Why do guys think it's okay to crowd into my personal space in the grocery store check-out line?
Why don't stores increase their stock of items on sale until several days into the sale?
Why does Starbucks advertise holiday drinks and then intentionally cause their stores to run out of the toppings long before the holidays are over?
Why did I get hooked on Starbucks holiday drinks again when I swore I wouldn't this winter?
Why do people drink tasteless, wimpy tea when full-flavored, robust coffee exists?
Why does "having a good Christmas" mean rushing - often in anger and frustration - to buy stuff for people instead of taking the time to actually talk to these people?
Why didn't a single store in this area sell good old-fashioned crisp, decorated sugar cookies over the holidays?
Why don't stores give us a breather between holiday displays?
Why did I bother writing my weight down almost every day last year on the calendar only to throw it in recycling on January 1?
Why do people ask "Wow! How much weight have you lost?" but never "Whoa! How much weight have you gained?"
Why is it so hard to commit to doing those things that are the best for our health?
Why do my dogs shed more in the winter than in the summer?
Why do I have to empty the vacuum cleaner canister so often when I vacuum yet the carpet still looks like it's made of dog fur?
Why does my dog always crap right on the hose?
Why does every house project take three times longer and cost three times more than originally projected?
Why do building supply stores always discontinue products before we realize we only bought half as much as we need?
Why is nothing in a manufactured house the standard size as regular houses?
Why do people with skittish horses ride on trails where lots of people run and walk their dogs?
Why do all my worries fade away when I'm hiking yet return the instant I walk back in the door?
Why can't I live my life on the trail?