Today was grocery shopping, for me and my parents, but they are getting a lot of stuff delivered, which really makes it easier for me. Still, I know what they like and what they’ve mentioned that doesn’t make it onto the list, and what might brighten this quarantine for them.
The store was pretty empty, and people kept their distance, which was nice. I had a bunch of coupons from the Monopoly contest I couldn’t use and managed to give them to someone in the parking lot.
Smooth sailing, right? So I drop off the groceries, I’m talking to my dad outside their building and there’s this huge BANG. He says a car blew a tire, and as we watched, it hit one parked car, driving it onto the sidewalk, and then crashed into another.
We went over to see if the driver was OK, a jogger was already there. The man behind the wheel was shaking, and I asked if he needed medical attention, and he said yes.
So we called for an ambulance, and it took a while so we each separately tried again, and finally it arrived, right after the fire truck.
And that was where we left it, because then we were in the way, and I still had groceries in the car.
Remember the groceries?
I had to go a very long way around to get home, only to realize I forgot to give my mom her flowers. Sigh.
I turned back and handed them off to my dad on the far side of their building, since the front was blocked.
So the smooth trip turned extra bumpy. I also discovered I have my parents’ blueberries and peaches.
I mean, I thought it was an adventure in these days of nothingdom. Anyway, I hope you have a much smoother rest of your Wednesday!