Day 7 of Blog Every Day in May is "the thing(s) you're most afraid of" and instead of being super deep and perhaps predictable, I'm taking a different route.
This is the view from the top of the stairs at home:
I'm not afraid of heights, unlike someone else in my household, but almost every time I descend the stairs either at home or at work, I see myself falling down them. I'm not extremely graceful; in fact, I'm kind of a klutz so this is not an irrational fear. I'm also terrified of getting up on a ladder.
This next one is kind of weird, though. When walking from my office to the parking garage I have to encounter this:
And naturally, I'm so anxious to get out of there that I always have my keys in my hand and for some unknown reason I'm positive that I'm going to drop my keys through the grate. I seriously tighten my grip when I walk by there.
Finally, let's just say that the only rodents I can even deal with are these: