Another First World Problem

In the spirit of poking a bit of fun about the inconveniences of modern life, I post my second installment of my latest First World Problem. The previous one can be found here. A couple of weeks ago, I decided to give away a TV that was connected to the satellite service and served only as a recording device–no one ever watched it. Little did I realize that, by disconnecting it and not replacing it, I would mess up the way the remote control worked on the other TV set. After a TV-less week (gasp!), I finally called the service … Continue reading Another First World Problem

Today’s First World Problem

In a moment of complete self-indulgence, I am sending to the recycle center all of my years-long collection of plastic food containers and replacing them with a new set that actually has lids that match the containers. And yes, this is a classic case of a First World Problem!¬† That’s a great website if you haven’t seen it. ¬†With humor, it helps to put our frustrations in a good perspective. Continue reading Today’s First World Problem