Thursday, September 15, 2016
Oh M-U-R-P-H-Y-Y-Y-Y ...YOU!
It can always be worse. :)
It's been awhile since Murphy has taunted me with a visit. You know who I mean. "If anything can go wrong, it will go wrong." That Murphy. And I am not the least bit superstitious. I love totally black cats and had one. I purposely step on cracks and have intentionally walked under ladders. Doesn't everyone? No knocking on wood for me - thank you very much. No throwing salt ...somewhere. I broke my mirror last week, frustrating, but no alarm there. A friend of mine always knocked or tried to knock on wood when she was afraid she'd jinx something. That always amused me because I know she had a strong faith in God. Sooo ...isn't God greater than any silly superstition? Just asking? or astrology for that matter?
But I digress. :)
Back to Murphy and his visit today.
My car has badly needed a good washing for a month, at least. I didn't take it to get washed because it was one of the things I wanted to do with the wee ones. They always help with simple chores, but this summer I decided to give them additional, larger chores that they would need my assistance with. And because the work was more involved, I was paying them. I gave them both their own jar and then they could watch the money they earned fill the jars. Washing a car on a hot day is fun, but we never did get to it.
So I finally decided to go to the car wash today. "Wash, wax and rims, please." It looked great!
The sun was out, shining brightly, as I walked into the store. I wasn't inside 10 minutes when I looked outside only to see it had gotten cloudy, with a major downpour of cats and dogs ...kind of rain coming down, hard and fast. The kind of rainstorm that would've cleaned the car. Okay ...well it wouldn't wax or make the rims sparkle.
So, I commented to the clerk that Murphy was back again and explained why. The humor of it didn't get past me but it must've really irked me because I mentioned it to two other people before I left.
Oh well ...DOUBLE WASH!!! :)