This is not my most environmental statement of the day: I love the dishwasher. But it’s true, because the existence of this appliance means that I don’t have to wash each item by hand and then put them away one at a time. It appeals to the lazy in me.
I keep my workout clothes in a deep dresser drawer. This seems like the perfect place, because it holds a lot and I can just toss clothes in when they're clean. The problem is that the drawer quickly becomes a black hole.
We are taught as early as pre-school that shoving is rude. Yet somehow we continue to do it through adulthood. We shove socks in the sock drawer, toys in the toy chest, shopping bags wherever we can fit them, and odds and ends all over.
Why do we do it knowing that it will lead to no good? Because it seems like an easy shortcut.
You hate to join the customer loyalty programs, because you know the store is just spying on you, but how can you pass up the deals and steals that come with it? You can’t. So you end up with loads of extra plastic cards taking up valuable real estate in your wallet, bag or junk drawer.