Tuesday, May 31, 2011

*tap tap*


I am one of those horribly annoying people who arrives at her destination five minutes early on purpose.  I hate being late and will go to great lengths to avoid it at all costs.  The thing is, I completely understand that the rest of the world doesn't think like me, and I have no problem with waiting an extra ten minutes for the other person to show up...as long as they actually show up.

Today I had an appointment. Well, the appointment was originally scheduled yesterday but I got a call shortly before the scheduled time with a request to postpone until this afternoon.  No problem.  I re-arranged a few things and made sure I'd be able to meet at the place we'd agreed.  True to form, I was there five minutes early and waited.  And waited.  And waited.  After being there fifteen minutes, I threw in the towel and left.  A couple hours later, I still have yet to get a phone call or text explaining just what happened.  I'm not typing in a fit of rage, but I'm more than a little irked.  It seems to me if you care enough about an appointment to reschedule it because of your own poor planning, you ought to care even more about making the rescheduled time so you don't look like a completely inconsiderate person.

3 comments:

Rainbow Bekah said...

I used to be so much better at being early for things, but I'm getting worse and worse as the years go on, thankfully Jeremy is good about keeping us on time!

Fern said...

It helps to have someone next to you staring at their watch. ;)

I still haven't heard back from this person!

Jamie said...

Amen sista!! I'm glad it wasn't me who stood you up! I would hate to suffer the wrath...;0)

 
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