I'm Only Sleeping

I was taking a much-needed nap in the front seat of my car, parked that warm afternoon with the engine and AC on in the shade of a tree on the edge of our neighborhood park, my daughter peacefully sleeping in her car seat in the back. You bone-headedly knocked on my window and woke me up to ask, “Are you okay?” WTF! Do you think I had a heart attack while I was driving? My seat is reclined, and my car is neatly parked! I'm taking a fucking nap! I was okay (in fact great) until you woke me up, after which I, being a tired parent, was unable to fall back asleep. Thanks a fucking lot, idiot. Please mind your own business! And be glad you didn't wake my daughter up, too.

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