Mark's Pet Peeves / by MELINDA Schmidbauer

Mark has a few "pet peeves" that don't bother me at all.  A couple months ago he saw I had about $7 in library fines.  Our library lets you check out books until you hit $10 or so in fines.  I usually would let it ride and pay it off all at once.  But Mark said, "You have to pay your fines as you get them."  So now I pay all my fines when I accrue them.  The library needs to thank Mark.

While we were in Washington, he saw I had about 3,000 unread emails in my Google mail box.  I often times ignore advertisement email, and just let it sit unread.  This really irritated him.  So, for Mark, here is my Google mail now: