Last updated on May 18th, 2021 at 11:00 am
1. Sometimes you have to be cruel to be kind. Write about a time you taught someone a lesson you didn’t want to teach.
2. Talk about a time when you were driving and you sang in the car, all alone. Why do you remember this song and that stretch of road?
— The Scintilla Project Day 3 prompt
It takes a lot to bring out my bad side. I have a ton of patience and let many things slide off my back that’d probably drive other people insane.
But even though it’s rare—even though I can count the times I’ve yelled at someone outside of my immediate family on one hand—once you do bring my anger out, there’s one thing and only one that you should do:
After my restaurant days, unlikely circumstances led to a banking job where I’d spend 6 years climbing ladders (or more accurately, being hoisted up them) and helping our clientele. I was one of the best we had at what we did, and prided myself in giving the best customer service possible, every. Single. Time.
Which is why I was livid when I got accused of making a mistake that I know I didn’t make.