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Everything is Amazing!

Posted 1/30/2018 5:31pm by Shiloh Avery.

Shipping logistics-two different shipping companies arriving at the same time!

 Everything is amazing!  Did you know that you can call Iowa after 3 p.m. to order a widget and that widget will arrive at your rural farm before 3 p.m. the very next day!!!!  It’s true!  It happened  to us.  Also, I found out that in some places (not our rural farm), you can get a widget THE SAME DAY that you order it!   

Modern logistics are truly mind boggling.  Our lives are so much easier than the lives of our ancestors, yet we find plenty of reasons to complain.  I mean, I did plenty of complaining before I made that call to Iowa.  But take flying, for example. I recall sitting on a plane that was slightly delayed because of a safety check and a couple of people around me were complaining.  I, for one, was happy that they were checking out a potential safety problem, but also: we were about to make a 10 hour trip in 2 hours while sipping soda and munching on pretzels!!!   

The way I figure it though, is that complaining, even though everything is amazing, must just be an integral part of the human condition.  I mean, the weather!  The weather has always, and will always exist for the sake of complaining.  If we ever find ourselves in a situation where we just can’t find anything else to complain about, there will always be the weather. I'll try to remember that next time I'm tempted to complain about the amazing world we live in.

 

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