Snippet-a-Day Memoir 02

5 memoir snippets

The thing that annoyed me the most

Sometimes, when we're under prolonged stress, even the smallest things can drive us nuts. Here Bill Bryson talks about how maddening it was to listen to the swishing of his waterproof nylon clothes while hiking 2,000 miles on the Appalachian Trail.

And always when you moved there was the maddening, monotonous sound of your nylon going wiss, wiss, wiss until you wanted to take a gun and shoot it.

A Walk in the WoodsBill BrysonSource
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