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Long Day - MegaZone's Safety Valve
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Long Day
Well, today was very busy, which hasn't been unusual. I never got to lunch, and I needed to go shopping on the way home, so I stopped by Beezer's in Northboro on the way home. Nice night, so I ate outside off the shelf in the back of my PT. :-) unfortunately the lid popped off my soda when I picked it up, the cup kind of crushing, spilling a bunch of Pepsi on the back of my car. Fortunately mostly out side - on the bumper, etc. And I keep an old beach towel in my car for just such emergencies - really, it comes in handy. So it wasn't a disaster.

Then I went shopping, which I've been meaning to do for *weeks*. Since I was out of a ton of stuff, I spent around $300. Ouch. And I try to be a good boy and use coupons and everything. I even deliberately picked up a few brands because I had some coupons - then I forgot to give them to the cashier. I remembered as I was walking out. Grumble.

Then I got home, unpacked, got out of my work clothes and called a friend... noticing my message light was blinking. It is good news, bad news from my landlord. The good news is indeed very good, and welcome - but in the short term it is fucking annoying. The little driveway/parking spot I have is getting paved! It has been VERY rutted, and turned into a mud pit when thawing this spring - the surface thawed, but the frost was still in the ground. Yucky. So cool, it is being paved.

Which means I can't park there for a week or so as they do the work then it cures. Of course, I'm parked there right now. I came home to find someone had laid a bed of gravel and such and packed it down. And I figured "Cool, the landlord had the parking area leveled out." So I parked to unload. Now I know that was just the base layer for the paving. And now I have to get dressed and go move my car - hopefully there is a place to park on the road close by.

So a couple of little annoyances tonight.

I am: annoyed annoyed
Current Media: TiVo: The Daily Show

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Comments
From: iwascaite Date: April 28th, 2003 11:37 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
I leave a roll of paper towels in the car. You can't check the oil with a towel you want to keep. I don't know how they ended up in there, but it's damned useful. Won't keep you warm if you get stuck in a blizzard though.

Oh and I put the coupons in my shirt pocket as I decide they'll be useful. I put my store-spy card there too, so I don't forget them. The cashier always reminds me about the card. I guess I look stupid when I pull out a wad of crumpled paper, but I don't forget my coupons.

(Women's clothing is stupid, there are no shirt pockets. Did you know women buy jeans with no back pockets? Where do they put their electronic keycards?)
gizmoek From: gizmoek Date: April 29th, 2003 08:28 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
And I keep an old beach towel in my car for just such emergencies - really, it comes in handy.
Like a good hitchhiker, always carry a towel :)
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