Hawaii, California, Dave discussed on Armstrong and Getty
Garage. So just so you guys know there was a there was a guy a couple of days ago in the stall doing the serious business talking full volume on his cell phone, totally unabashed non pretty sure we can have done by Thursday. I just understand. Yeah. Yeah. That is that is I have to ask. But I think yeah. Oh, sure. Yeah. I'm pretty comfortable in saying that. Yeah. I'm as likely to do that as I'm likely to take flight. I mean, just the idea that I would do that just not not in my world. I'm not going to do that that seems wrong on a hundred different levels to me. Foamy m them. Everybody's nobody wins. Lose-lose you should be ashamed of going to the bathroom. So. I am. The palace in one of the rock station guys system. He says if they built a bridge to Hawaii. Could you drive on it? I said, you know, I'd probably have to take some anxiety drugs 'cause I would probably freak out. Eventually, I I get like how again. I get a little bit of anxiety on bridges and like super high ramp. Sometimes I don't know why anxieties thing, but my son does it's a it's a drag. Oh, man afraid we're gonna fall offer. It's gonna collapse and I can anybody's ever driven to south Lake Tahoe in California highway fifty driving through the woods drive through the woods driving through the woods for a long damn time curve and bag and for a lot of pine trees, really lovely. There's a quaint little tourist town. Honey, more driving through the woods. Then all of a sudden with. No warning, you are on the edge of a cliff looking fifteen hundred feet down with just a little aluminum guardrail between you and a caveman death. And the only thing I everything's. Why would a gorgeous view, right? I'm with passengers. There's something in the car. And you know, it's funny. The rational brain my rational brain in my irrational, brain have this giant fight where my rational brain is thinking is saying you've millions of miles. You're a much better driver than the average person. This is a good car. Your tires are reasonably knew it would take a bizarre circumstance beyond all reason for anything bad to happen. The other part of my bracing. It's weird. You have no control of that. I don't have a half of one percent of anxiety about that. Just doesn't even I didn't even know kid. My kid has. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. It's weird. So anyway, but I picture myself on the bridge to Hawaii starting off being very excited. Hi, Jerry Brown project that I just as soon as the bullet trains done, and it's going to cost a billion to four hundred billion summer, but I can picture myself like being really excited and thinking. Wow. This is amazing Honey yell if you see a way, oh, you know, and and slowly getting like four hundred miles out in the Pacific and thinking we go over the edge. It's just it's death probably by sharks probably chewed apart by sharks and just slowly going slower and slower and going more and more toward the exact middle of the road till I'm doing ten miles per hour straddling the lane marker right in the middle. Yeah. Exactly. Yeah. Yeah. They would have to have some sort of floating rest stop because it'd take you very long time driving from Miami. To key west is mostly bridge over the was going to ask you about that. And it's quite a ways hundred fifty miles. Yeah. You got the Coronado bridge San Diego. It's a landmark in absolutely gorgeous. I prefer to be in one of the middle lanes the bay bridge, which I'm on interesting. I just never think of that on the other hand people would say to me, why are you worried about getting a shot? It doesn't hurt. Right. I mean, it hurts about as much as mosquito bite third. What's interesting is came on a late in life. And I have no idea. Why I don't wanna hear that? There are things I'm not afraid of now could end up being afraid of you don't want that. And you know. I was comfortable with what I am afraid is almost the wrong word or it's almost not quite a good enough word because it's it's a sudden in irrational, deep animal revulsion, it's like the same thing. If you saw a lion charging out of the bushes. It's it's completely involuntary end. Irrational, not as in Honey, you're being irrational. But in terms of being just completely like, brain stem. My youngest son has that every second was life. Yeah. How am I God? Which is why he's paralyzed by fear all the time. Yeah. Just there's no control over that. My oldest son just occasionally gets it. But yet like going over a bridge. Are we going to tip over? No, we're not going to tip over. It's never happened in the history of the world millions of cars Passover bridge. And but I know that that logic doesn't work. So what's the point of even trying? I guess, you know, what it reminds me very much of my neighbor when I was growing up in Chicago land, no no fences there, no privacy fences. Nobody I know what California's amazing nobody has the privacy fence, you stand your backyard. You look for yards over you. See your buddy. Dave. And you say, hey, Dave. How does that work with Dart's precisely my next door? Neighbor fewer dogs when I was a kid. I was about eight or so when my next door neighbors moved out and some new folks moved in actually, they're they're pretty nice people. But they had a big bull mastiff that to an eight year old was the size of a lion. And this thing would charge at you through their backyard into my backyard and stop four feet short. You who? And nothing ever happened other than that. But yeah, it's it's about the same feeling when one of those irrational animal, phobia, fear, anxiety things come over. It's it's it's sucky Rosa, very good. Big dark. Our big dog. Bark. I thank you. I get a chance to work on it. Yeah. Freaking dog. Oh, I hated hated it. I remember its name. The big dog next door. I mean, Bill Clinton either. So have you can they do hypnosis or thing to do to get rid of that? Probably. Yeah. Probably. Yeah. I'll bet I'll bet that will work for a lot of people in a lotta ways. What's the and then? Drugs and stuff, but I don't wanna make this the Ryan Seacrest or Kelly Ripa show or whatever. But do you have a an executive? We haven't already mentioned that's like that with you. And that's that sucks about the only one. I can think of is the medical stuff. I don't know if I have another one. But it just an I'll think okay, not you're not gonna get worked up about it. This time you're getting a blood drives not a big deal. It doesn't hurt. You know, it doesn't hurt. And then at some point just like overwhelmed, my buddies. Oh my God. Here. Yeah. It makes no logical sense. Well, to some extent, it's it becomes a fear of fear because it grows in your mind. Right. Yeah. I know I know that's the way it works. But I don't have it for ski lifts are cliffs earning the other stuff, but I haven't when I'm in social situations. He lifts this more or less. What I don't ski. I mean, that's part of it. I just hate it. So much. Prefer to put my skis on my shoulder and walk up the hill. It takes me like four and a half hours that'd be far too exhausted to ski by the time. I got to the top our text line is four one five two nine five K. I've known some people that public speaking was that level of fear one or more of my kids is struggling with anxiety, very sorts to it's really, it's it's crazy. And there's and we've talked about this before and will continue to. Did people just not talk about it? In days gone by or is it way worse than it would be in literature or songs or movies or something something is in either. It's something about the way we're raising each other or there's plastics are its environmental weed killer, plus some headphones social media screens everywhere never alone with our own thoughts. Could be that could be that. Maybe it's just the lack of quiet time. The amount of quiet time people used to get not that long ago completely different world. Maybe it's that the brain just doesn't get a chance to calm down. Will they say your quiet time is your neurological filing time when you put everything where it's supposed to be and yesterday. I would never do that picture. How your desk would be. Yeah. Yesterday. I had roughly zero minutes of that. Whereas, you know, couple of generations ago. You would have had I had six hours of quiet time today or twelve hours of quiet time today. Yeah. Versus zero you're going to say let explains why when Marsha walk in the room you scores off for shots at him. Oh, yeah. I didn't see the Pistilli always carry obviously anxious in social situations were the web when the conversation goes too, much, small talk, and it's like, weather and stuff. That's when I get out. I gotta get out of this room. Really can't I can't put up with me. Like over not actually discussing anything advancing our knowledge of things. Okay. I'm gonna go. Find someone else to talk some people crave that they love it. I remember at some point. This is when I stopped going to these certain kind of bars and hanging around certain people remember at some kind. I don't remember what age I was younger crowd. You know, twenties and thirties or whatever. And I I remember thinking to myself is they were all talking. I thought I can't listen to a conversation about how great Joe Montana was again in my life. I just do it. Drink beer just cannot do it. I'm done with this particular social setting for the rest of my life. Remember the moment like a light switch. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Done here. Can't hear this again. Have you or.