The salesman at a local home improvement store who went above and beyond for us and found us a product to solve our problem.
My gripe is the use of the term "leaf peepers." People don't come to Maine to see a leaf. They come to see trees and hillsides of trees in full glory. The word "peepers" is even more ridiculous. To peep is to look through an obstructed view, maybe because you don't want to be seen. This puts leaf peepers in the peeping Tom category. We are glad to have people come to view our fall foliage openly. Call them foliage viewers, tree gazers, vista viewers. Call them anything but leaf peepers!
— Helen Decker
My gripe: those automatic seat-belt sensors. Ever try to move a box of books or lawn stuff and have the sensor trill at you? Irritating.
Authors who pen a lovely series in an adult genre who end their series to move on to the cash cow that is young adult novels. Oh how I miss Richelle Mead and Kelley Armstrong.
Apparently no one ever thought that those glass floors in some libraries would make it inaccessible to anyone with any sort of fear of heights!
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