Now of course, sometimes you have no choice but to wait. And I'm not usually very good at it. I used to be that kid who would keep tapping her pencil in class. I am the person who sits a couple of seats down from you in the movie theater and jiggles her legs around so much that it makes your own seat shake a bit. I have a lot of what is called nervous energy--even when I don't feel at all nervous. I'm a fidgeter. I suppose the one good thing about all that fidgetiness is that it probably helps keeps me thin, along with a huge and lucky dose of genetics. But the fidgeting can be so annoying and can get really bad when I have to wait.
That's when knitting comes to the rescue. Waiting time can now be converted to productive knitting time! I was recently at a Bruce Springsteen concert and thought "no, of course I'm not going to bring my knitting!" I really regretted that decision, though, because he started a whole hour late. An hour! I could have done 8 rounds on my Drop Stitch Lace Tank! Hmmph.
At least I have been able to get some of my waiting time to pay off: