appease.personal experience

As mentioned in the previous post, this label/category refers to sentences that describe or explain experiences that you personally have had.  You may describe a general experience like planting a garden, working at a restaurant or organizing a community food bank.  Or you may explain a specific experience like the time frost ruined your cabbage, restaurant patrons left no tip or volunteers brought more food than you could process.  The point of either the general or specific experience is that it is personal to you.  You yourself have had the experience.


sample post:

As recently as today, I tried to appease my dog, when the neighbor’s yacking cocker spaniel aggravated her to the point of nervous exhaustion.  I tried to tell Sybil that everything would be OK and she would be fine, if she would only leave Leo alone.   Once she retuned to the house, I knew my attempts at appeasement had succeeded.


As a bibliophile, I am often asked to continue with the project I have promised to complete.  More than once in my life, I have started, for example, to fix a lamp, close a gate or get the mail–only to find distraction along the way by an innocent book.  The life of bibliophile is filled with unexpected pleasures and predictable admonishments.


As much as I enjoy live sporting events, some experiences I can do without.  I remember a particularly odious professional football game because people started throwing peanuts and beer on the people below them in the stands.  Who needs that?  I certainly did not expect such odium, when I bought the tickets.