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Oh well, thank goodness I have AAA. Recalling an experience from last spring, I know I will wait awhile for my rescuer. That's okay. There are plenty of books in the car, and I'll just pop open the trunk and sit there while I wait. No . . . I won't be popping open the trunk because I don't have my keys! At 1:11 I call AAA and wait on hold for six minutes as I watch the power level on my phone drop ever lower. When they finally answer, I'm told there are still 22 people on hold after me. It is now 1:17, but someone will arrive by 2:02 p.m. They inform me that I will receive a call from the dispatcher. I remind them that my phone battery is low, so please come even if I don't answer. At 1:38 the phone call from the dispatcher comes through, and at 1:57 my knight in dark tattoos arrives!
1. I had my writer's notebook and pen.
2. I challenged myself and actually recalled 16 of the 20
poets from the list.
3. I started writing this slice.
4. I worked on my "to do" lists.
5. I was in a covered garage on a pleasant afternoon.
6. I sat on the blue bin when I got tired of standing
(with a few breaks to shake out the patterned designs
on my backside).
1. Lock the car with keys and clicker in hand.
2. Keep my phone charged.
3. Stash an energy bar in my purse.
So glad you had a seat (sort of) while you waited. Thank goodness for cell phones and AAA. I hope you related yourself to a great lunch after this.ReplyDelete
I'm all for number 3. Glad your knight arrived. Locking my keys in the car has always been one of my greatest fears. Hasn't happened...yet.ReplyDelete
Yep-Triple A has saved me more than once, not with keys, but flat tires! So glad you were in a good place at least. And love the 'blue bin' rescue for a seat.ReplyDelete
Real life slice. Where would we be without blue bins and AAA?ReplyDelete
What strikes me in the first half of your post is your intense focus. I don't think some people realize how many things a teacher holds in his/her head on a given hour or day.