My phone hates me. Or maybe it’s not hate so much as sneering disrespect.
Case in point: I manage my calendar on my phone. That’s the wonderful thing with smartphones: everyone trots around with their own personal assistant at the ready. Start my coffee! Turn up the heat! Add four boxes Barefoot wine to the grocery list!
It’s really astounding if you think about it. So there I was, putting my week together and on Tuesdays I take my dog to agility class. So I said: “Emma dog class”
I’m a dog’s ass
Seriously? I repeat it three times. Each time, my phone smirks back at me: I’m a dog’s ass.
Do I argue with that?
I walk a lot. Gets the wheels turning when I’m writing and part of the appeal of my particular phone was the thought that I could march along and dictate all my profound musings as they occurred to me. Because God forbid I have a deep thought that isn’t saved for posterity.
But my phone is a churlish, inattentive, gum-chewing idiot.
Consider this mystifying entry from my notes:
Voted up for good measure. And it stays that way.
Feel the shiver's ink to the base of yours. Bye.
Sleep frayed at both ends.
Well I actually sort of like that last one.
But it’s 2015. Haven’t we perfected this technology by now? Maybe it’s me. Maybe after all these years I haven’t mastered the English language. And there are those that read my blog that might argue such. Or maybe my phone thinks I sound like I have a dog’s ass squished against my face. Who knows. But the whole thing is a daily source of frustration.
Play music: the Handsome Family.
Which member of your family do you want to call?
OH MY GOD. It’s moments like this I feel like such a dog’s ass.
What does your phone think of you?