Science lesson: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
I didn't make that up. That was Sir Isaac Newton. (Or, Figgy
, as the ladies called him.) It means, basically, if something good happens, something bad will happen to even things out. Nature abhors imbalance.
It's true. Say you eat nachos with jalepenos. Delicious. Good thing
. But then, you will have heartburn-driven nightmares all night. Evened out
. Or, say you get everything under control for a change (Good thing
). Then your water heater will go out. (Now we're even
Say you work from home one day and it's a good day--you get a lot done since you don't have the constant interruption you do at the office. And you don't have to fight Super Bowl traffic to and from work, which has been eating up a major chunk of time and creating a lot of stress. (Work at home = good thing
.) Well then, Newton's Law requires one of your co-workers to act like you've taken the day off to visit a Carribean spa and whine until you're told working from home is not an option any more, so too effin bad
that it will take you an hour to get out of the downtown tomorrow. (And that's what you get
. Compliments of Newton. And your whiny-ass co-worker.)Newton, you bastard.