So people (read: Carla) say "why don't you get them fixed?" Well, the car is prolly worth less than a good set of wiper blades to start with and I'm just not thinking that it is really worth it. Do I have pride? Do I care if my wipers are on when it's such a nice day? Heck no! I just care that I'm not giving some mechanic his child's next tuition payment to "fix" the problem.
Now all that to say, my car seldom does the windshield washer thing anymore. Maybe it just got tired. Maybe it was a battle of wills and I won. Maybe they just fixed themselves. Who knows. But it gets me to thinking how much energy we put toward things that really don't need our energy at all.
Wasn't it Jesus who told that story about the farmer who...well, you can read it here.