1.) Below freezing weather.
2.) Working in below freezing weather.
3.) Feeling like my life is going by and I'm missing the boat.
4.) The mean-spirited, impatient, narcissistic, self-important, entitled, clueless suburbanites who populate so much of the Chicagoland area.
5.) People who claim that science and reason have disproven the Bible and/or Christianity.
6.) The continual abuse of the word "fundamentalist" in order to caricature and disenfranchise anyone who takes orthodox Christianity and it's teachings seriously, or who holds a moral or political view that secularist liberals find threatening.
7.) The shallowness and self-important posturing that so frequently passes for serious intellectual engagement or political radicalism these days.
8.) Knee-jerk reactions to anything.
9.) People who accuse other people of being intolerant while being intolerant themselves.
10.) The media.
12.) The culture industry and the way its marketing schemes influence so much of how we live our lives.
13.) My own disorganization and laziness.