Friday, December 16, 2005
How a Laser Pointer Saved My Life
Stress is a terrible thing. It can really ruin a person's holiday season, or life. It gets under your skin. Nervousness is pretty bad, too. And god knows we have enough of that. I've had so much of both in the past few days. For those of you that know why, stop laughing. For those of you that don't know, don't ask me.
To relieve these two evils, one may use a variety of methods. Most of you may think of things like stress balls or eating a snack. Some of you may be thinking of laser pointers, because of the picture and the title of this post. You are correct.
My post features laser pointers. These (seen left) are mostly used for presentations to point at things, or to indicate things in the distance, or that are too high to reach.
Laser pointers, however, are an excellent stress and nerve reliever. The troubles just seem to flow out to that little red dot. Waving it around provides an equal relief of stress. I don't know how it does it. Just waving it around, forming a circle. It is a sense of joy equal to that of, say, insulting Tim Milbourne on what he does that's not nerdy, or making fun of Jeff.
But I digress. My point is, if you're feeling stressful, one of the greatest ways to relieve it, is one of those two-buck things you pick up at Radio Shack: A Laser Pointer.
This has been a very random service announcement.
Dance tonight. I go by my own accord. I think it's a masochism thing.