2.07.2008

How Many is Too Many?

Ever have the problem of needing nail clippers ASAP, but you can't find them anywhere? I seem to run into that problem quite a bit. I'm not sure WHY I have that problem...maybe I don't own any clippers? Or maybe I don't remember where I put them?? True enough that I can never remember where I put them the last time I used them, but it's not like they are the only pair in the house. When I finally do find a pair - it's not the good pair. It's the pair that doesn't have the little file attached and the clipping part is dull so your nail is all scratchy..I hate that!!
So you'd think if you kept a couple pairs in the house, you'd be able to find the good ones, right? Wrong. I did a little mental count this morning and I think we probably have 10 pairs of nail clippers...but could I find the good ones this morning? Nope. Just the dull ones that make my nails scratchy and the one that catches the nail clippings, but doesn't have a file (who doesn't need a little file on their nail clippers??). I suppose I could just be like Mark and use his small pocket knife to slice my unwanted nails off.... or maybe I should just tie them to a string and attach them to my sleeves, like little kid mittens!!

5 comments:

Krista said...

Mel- I have the perfect solution for you. I have ALWAYS kept a pair of clippers on my keychain, most clippers have a little hole so you can just clip them right onto your keychain. That way no matter where you are, you always have some handy. They have saved my butt many a time. Do it!! And while you're at it, put a stick of chapstick in one of those gripper things on there too- don't want to be stuck with cracked lips!

jen prokhorov said...

toss out all the bad ones, since they drive you nuts. use your good target discount to buy 8 more pairs of good clippers and scatter them around the house.

Erin said...

I have the same problem with chapstick. When I really need it, I can't find any of the 8 sticks I have. But when I don't need any at all, I somehow find the 8 I knew I had and still find 2 more. :)

The Jackson Three said...

I agree with Jen - throw out the old ones, buy a few new ones. No wonder you always wanted to use the good ones that I kept in my desk at JPM!

The Jackson Three said...

I agree with Jen - throw out the old ones, buy a few new ones. No wonder you always wanted to use the good ones that I kept in my desk at JPM!