Monday evening. . . and I’m tired

. . . but I think I’ll make some cookies!  Soft molasses drop cookies.  Because I’ve been thinking about molasses cookies for about 3 days now.

But, wait.  That was my husband just now on the phone.  He says the Northern Lights are putting on quite the display.  So, I think I’ll grab the camera and go out to get some shots.  Here’s hoping they turn out.

The cookies, I guess, will have to wait until tomorrow.

Probably for the best.

Today was a long day.  My Ford Edge had to go in for a check.  There’s an annoying squeak in the front end, and I’ve noticed a hesitation in the engine when I’m on the highway.  Never good.  So, the dealership called and said it’s something with the transmission.  They’ll need to have it for a couple of days.

Lovely.

So, I tell them they need to get me a car.  We live out of town, I don’t work in the town I live in, and, I’m busy every night this week.  Waterloo is good.  They arranged the rental for me, free of charge.  As it should be, as far as I’m concerned.  My Edge is only 1 and 1/2 years old, for crying out loud.

But, I had a meeting after work, so after begging a ride to that, the car rental company had to drive out to where I was to pick me up.  They did.  And happily.  I was very impressed.

Anyone ever needing to rent a car, definitely go with Enterprise.  They were very obliging and professional and went out of their way to be helpful.

The Northern Lights didn’t pan out.  Sorry.  By the time we found a good spot for taking pictures they had lost most of their lustre.  Damn.  Hopefully, later this evening they’ll be bright again and I can go out and try to get some shots from the field across from our house.

The appliance repair guy is supposed to be coming by tomorrow to take photos of my damaged floor.  Now, I’m beginning to doubt whether there was any point in complaining.  It’s doubtful they’ll do anything about it.  But, I suppose I won’t know unless I carry through.  So carry through I will.

Wish me luck.

It’s 8:38 now.  And all I want to do is crawl into bed and sleep.  Think I’ll have a cup of tea first, though.

Nighty-night.

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12 thoughts on “Monday evening. . . and I’m tired

  1. Hope everything works out well for you…especially the floor.
    Stick to your guns…no good deed goes unpunished may fit this situation if you let it ride….but that’s just me….I know you’ll do what you think is best.

    Hope you get a good nights rest and tomorrow the Northern Lights will shine for you

    ☮ ♥ Siggi in Downeast Maine

  2. The important part of the floor damage incident…you did not let yourself down by brushing it off. If nothing comes of that,will your insurance company come up with any help? Maybe they would demand some answers from that repair company.

    1. Yes, it is one of the many things I try to remember to be grateful for. Someday, I’d like to go really far North, just to see the Northern Lights in absolute glory. But seeing as how I hate winter and snow so much. . .

  3. Molasses cookies? How absolutely delicious that sounds, how homely too :). Having those cookies & milk at night should give you a good night’s sleep. Good luck!

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