Ran the first & second errands for my boss. Came back out to the car and my left rear tire was going flat. Obviously this is not a slow leak because it’s a brand new tire, and it was bursting with air just this morning. Aargh!
I took a chance and drove to a nearby shop. I made it without breaking down (tire-wise or emotionally). They can fix my tire today. Wonderfully, they gave me a ride back to work. And the woman who gave me the ride, had a red convertible. With the top down on a beautiful July day in Minnesota. So I rode back to work in style, even though I really was, for the time being, a vehicle-less beggar.
Also in the spirit of gratefulness, it was nice to get a flat tire in town, just a few blocks from a tire place I knew of. At least I wasn’t out in the boondocks or on the freeway. And the shop just called and said I had a piece of metal in my tire and they were able to remove it and repair the tire. So, it was a slight disaster for a lunch break, but nothing to complain about otherwise.
Finally, I googled “red convertible free photo” so I could post a photo to this blog, but the search only produced a photo of a little white kitten who looks like he could use some eyedrops. So, here he is: