Friday the Thirteenth

I like to think of myself as an educated man. I graduated from college and even started a few post graduate degrees until I get bored and try something new. I read and try to keep up with current affairs. I enjoy delving into math and science projects and based upon my intelligence test scores was invited to join Mensa.

Why then do I find myself nervously preoccupied with Friday the 13th? This year has been especially bad as there have been three of these. With each one I cringe when I see it on the calendar and want to just stay home under the covers hoping to survive until the calendar rolls over to the 14th.

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