Thursday, October 14, 2010

when the early bird gets the bird

I never drive in this town in the mornings. Thank God, I don't have to. King takes the kids to school each day. I pick up, which is a no-brainer, but getting out in traffic where folks "gotta get to work on time" is not my idea of a good time.

However, this morning I had to get out in it to take him to meet someone he was going to be working with. It was on the other side of town. As in: right-in-the-middle-of-the-gotta-get-to-work-on-time-folks

Thinking that after I dropped him off, I'd reward myself with Starbucks (using my gift card.....thank you to Mary who gave it to me for my "buttday"). The entry into Starbucks was actually backed up so far that one car was even sticking out into the road that is the main artery of traffic. *razzle frazzit* "Fine," I zoomed off, headed for one of the other billion locations which are easier to get to (alas, another part of town). But the whole way there I was driving like a bird stuck in hurricane force winds.

After a comedy of errors (forgetting that I had company coming over to play with #5 at 8 a.m.) I finally got my Starbucks, but it proves that I don't need to be out before I am fully awake.
Or fully caffeinated.
(Or fully venti cappuccino breve'ed)

PS- Can you join me in praying that the woman who mouthed something which rhymes with "Duck Poo" when I accidentally cut her off in traffic will forgive me?


Anita said...

Some days it is easier to just stay in bed. :)

MJDMom said...

There's nothing worse than those awful drivers with the "Jesus is my co-pilot" and "Guardian Angels watching over me" stickers. I just want to scream out "GOD invented blinkers for a reason!" Oh wait, I must be one of those people you are trying to avoid in the morning! :)