I'm having a little rant about an everyday problem suffered not only by lupies, but by everyone with
weak or sore joints in their hands - anti-arthritis packaging.
You know what I mean.
Even people who don't have weak or sore hands struggle with it.
It's the pill bottle for your sore joints, that you can't get the lid off because of your sore joints.
It's the five thousand cable ties pulled so tight you can't get a pair of scissors into them to cut them.
It's the completely sealed ultra plastic that you need a knife, scissors, scalpel, chainsaw, lightsabre and atomic bomb to open.
Today, I discovered a new level of hell in packaging.
I ordered a gizmo to help me pull weeds out of the garden. If it works, I hope to be able to, over time, get the mass of weeds out of my herb and rose gardens. It doesn't require bending or much strength to get the weeds out roots and all.
You might think that the manufacturers of such a product would stop to think that the type of people who might want to buy it could be people who can't bend much and maybe don't have a lot of strength - maybe people with arthritis.
If you were selling this and wanted to be kind to your customers, you might want to consider that in your packaging.
You might. Or then again, you might make the packaging of a plastic and cardboard combination that you can't cut or tear and then screw it, very securely, to the product itself.
Now I have a product I bought to make me a little more independent, and before I can use it, I have to ask my son to open it for me.