I used to be much more OCD than I am now. I mean, there were times when I wouldn't leave the house without making sure that I had exactly six of each coin in my pocket: six quarters, six dimes, six nickels and six pennies. And my goodluck medallion from the Babe Ruth Museum.
But as I became more casual in middle age, I gave up that stuff. Lately, I notice I don't even care which shoe I put on first - it used to have to be the right one first or go barefoot.
But here is a guy who really leads the league in OCD. He's a Swiss comedian - I know, right? - and he actually took time to arrange the letters in his alphabet soup. (Apparently, it's known as "letter soup" in Europe. To me, that sounds like a broth with mail floating in it...junk mail from some maid company, a note reminding me of an appointment, a letter from an old friend.)
His name is Ursus Wehrli, and I was hoping he had enough letters left over to spell it out, but anyway, here are before and after pictures of lunch with Ursus:
story about all this on the NPR website. I'd just say, be glad you didn't invite Ursus to come on over for breakfast. He'd probably make a jigsaw puzzle out of Wheat Chex!