I stopped at the gas station on the way home. I pulled up to the pump, and inserted my credit card. No. Your credit card is no good here. What?! I looked at the card and sure enough it was expired. We are in MAY now, not APRIL. I fished through my purse and came … More Thank God my credit card was declined.
While I was growing up, we had three phone numbers. Two of the numbers belonged to people who didn’t exist. You see, my father was a used car salesman. We would have a car or two for sale at any given time. Each car would be listed in an advertisement in the local newspaper and … More Remembering “Land Line” Phones
So off we go into the Blizzard, in our boring white rental car. The trip was estimated, by our good friend Mapquest, to take 3 hours and 15 minutes. Our friend Mapquest does not account for bathroom breaks, icy road conditions, construction, or stopping to get coffee because the road has become a blur. The … More Last weeks journey – part 2
“Do you have anything fun?” I asked the man behind the counter. “…fun?…” he echoed back, clueless. “Yeah, you know, like that red Mustang out there.” “Well, you’re going to be driving into a blizzard. Do you really want to rent a car with rear-wheel drive?” he replied with a snark. What a buzzkill this … More Last week’s journey – part 1
I came out of the library to the parking lot yesterday, to find my car blocked in. A guy(the Jump-er) had his car parked crosswise in back of my car, and he had jumper cables connected to a big-*ss truck that was blocking the roadway to get out. I didn’t have to be anywhere until … More Got any jumper cables?