And let's just pretend that it's Monday morning and you have to go back to work after spending a glorious two weeks taking care of your daughter and new grandbaby. And let's just imagine that even though your husband promised to go to the store and get some coffee creamer, he
Sure, I thought so.
Okay, suppose you are pumping the gas and you realize you are running short of time. So you come up with the
Continuing in our hypothetical situation, just imagine how you would feel when as you are paying for your much desired coffee, a man runs in the store yelling at someone to "STOP THAT PUMP!". Can you imagine what it would be like to look out the window and see your car surrounded by a lake of gasoline. A non-hypothetical $4 per gallon gasoline lake at that.
Just imagine having to pay for five extra gallons of gasoline that you will never get to use. It is so very, very sad.
And can you also see in your mind how you would have to wade through the gasoline lake just to be able to get into your car? As many customers are looking on - some sympathetically, some incredulously. Are you able to fathom what that does to one's shoes? And how the horrible odor of fuel will remind you all day long of what a total idiot you were? And how said fumes would give you an incredible headache just to make double sure you don't forget what an idiot you are.
I'm sure you can imagine with me that this morning, realizing that we still are out of creamer - and milk I had a choice to make. How do I want my coffee?
Tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it -yet.
Anne Shirley from Anne of Green Gables