I was in the post office last week and the employee that was "assisting" me at the counter was "in training". I don't mind (usually) when I get someone in-training. Charlie and I don't go anywhere too fast so, I don't mind waiting a little bit extra while someone learns a new job. Here was my problem though....the lady didn't know how to type.... AT ALL!!!! It was not just that she was a slow hunt & peck typist....no, ummm, she, like, couldn't find the letters on the keyboard. At one point, she turned around to the person training her and said that she just couldn't find "Y".
OMG! I want to know how, in such a horrible economy, with so many people out of work, the USPS hires a lady that can't find "Y" on the keyboard. And, if you did not have a job, and wanted a job that required a bit of typing, wouldn't you FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH THE KEYBOARD!!! My 6 year olds, and quite possibly my 2 year old, could find "Y" on the keyboard faster than this woman that is getting paid to type things into the computer. What a joke!
And finally, my last "rant" brings us back to the car pool line at school. Is it obvious that I spend a lot of time in the car pool line?
Anyway, it amazes me every day just how stupid people are. It is unbelieveable. The car pool drop-off line is set up so that a entire row of about 12 cars can empty their kids out at the same time. After those 12, or so, cars empty, they leave and the next 12 come in and do the same thing. It should work really well. There are a lot of teachers out there every morning to direct cars and keep the kids safe.The problem is that the car spot that is closest to the door of the school is in the middle of the line. That shouldn't really be a problem, but it blows my mind, the number of people that refuse to drop off their "prince" or "princess" at a spot, other than, the closest spot to the door of the school.
First off, it is totally rude and results in a line that moves much slower than it really should...especially on really cold, or rainy days. But the part that really blows my mind is that these parents are completely disregarding the teachers (their children's own teachers!) that are frantically waving in their windshield to get them to move their car forward. What kind of dummy sends their kid to school with the message of "you don't really need to listen to your teacher, just do what is best for you!". Unbelievable!