Friday started out just fine. The sun was shining. The wind had settled down. It was cold, but it was a shiny day.
I had to go to Walmart and pick up a prescription. On the way there, driving on the 2-lane, plus left turn lane, plus 2-lane road--50 mph speed limit, some guy in a big pick-up drove out of a driveway right in front of me. I had to slam on the brakes, or I would have T-Boned him. He glanced at me as he headed the opposite way. I sooooooooo wanted to flip him off!
Got to Walmart parking lot and there was a nice spot, near the door, with a car backing out. I put on my blinker light to let everyone know I was going to pull into that nearly vacant space. The car left, I was about to make my move and a guy, in a pick-up, came around the corner and into that space. He got out and glanced my way. I sooooooo wanted to flip him off!
I got home and decided to take a shower before the basketball games started. The water ran for longer than usual before getting hot. I had no hot water. Apparently the gales of wind we had on Wednesday blew out the hot water heater pilot light. I had done laundry on Thursday and hadn't even noticed because I wash in cold water. ARGGH!!!
So, I called the electric company, with which I have my appliance service repair plan. They can get a guy out here on Monday.
Okay--everything will be fine. I had some lunch and took my anti-anxiety pill and settled in to watch the basketball tournament.
At 3:00, right in the middle of my Michigan State game against Minnesota, a team we have beaten twice this year, my phone rang. It was Dar.
"Hi. They sent me home. My sister-in-law Mary drove me home, but I need a favor from you."
"I have prescriptions I need to get filled. I have to take my dizzy pill at five."
"Did you drop the prescriptions off on your way home and you want me to go pick them up?"
"No. I have them here. You have to take them up to Walmart and sit and wait for them to be filled."
"Well, I can do it in an hour, but right now I am watching the basketball tournament and Michigan State is playing. Why didn't you have your sister-in-law drop them off on your way home. You came right by Walmart."
"I know. I just didn't feel like stopping. I wanted to just get home."
so because it is all about you, you want me to now hop to and do your running.
"Like I said, I can do it in an hour. You don't need them until 5:00, I'll be over at 4:00 to pick them up."
"Oh. That's cutting it kind of close. Why don't you take them up now and then go back and pick them up when they're ready?"
"Because I want to watch this game and my gas tank is almost empty so I didn't want to drive anymore until Monday and fill it up when I go to PT."
"I'll call Sheila and see if she can do it."
"Okay, let me know."
A few minutes later, I saw Sheila pull into Dar's driveway and then out again and leave. She was gone for well over an hour. Dar never called me back.
Michigan State lost.
I wanted popcorn and milk for supper. When I opened the refrigerator, I remembered. I had used the last of the milk that morning for my Cherrios.
I soooooo wanted to flip off the entire world