Sometime late last week I took my shoes off and kicked them under the edge of the bed. One of them caught on the cord to the lamp, causing it to hang out in prime tripping zone. I tripped over it several times over the next few days, causing the lamp to jerk perilously close to the edge. Each time, I thought, "You know, I really should put those shoes away, or I'm going to break the lamp."
This morning, I tripped over the lamp cord, yanked the lamp off, and broke one of the glass panes in the shade.
Sometimes I'm as mystified as to why I do (or don't do) things as everyone else is.