The company was great (one occasions was with friends for a wedding, the other was with friends for a dinner gathering), but everything else was just a little too rushed.
What are the symptoms of the stresses of modern life? Well, some that I can think of...
- insufficient sleep
- too many distractions
- do more with less
- too many people
- everything wheezing by at lightspeed
I think many of us yearn to be able to slow down and smell the roses. Instead we are forced to speed up and squeeze into the train to smell someone's armpits. Argh...