1.) I drove out to Joanne's because the scissor sharpening guy was there and my good ones desperately need it. I had to park far away and then cross the flooded parking lot in the torrential downpour and then search the store for the guy because the gals working were zero help (exact quote: "I think he's somewhere in the back. I don't really know." He was hiding behind the discount fabric.) and just as he was about to start the sharpening he mentioned that it's $8 cash but he'd take a card as long as it wasn't Visa. What do I have in my wallet? $6 cash and a Visa. Which isn't that big of a fail, that's just life. The big fail was that I couldn't charm him into just cutting me a break and taking the $6. I smiled and joked and asked nicely, which 95% of the time works, but he just turned off the machine and said, "There's a Stater Bros. across the parking lot. You can get cash there." "But it's pouring rain out there." "Too bad." I walked out of the store with my dull scissors and my principles.
2.) I made cookies tonight. Oatmeal chocolate chip - my standard. I make these cookies all the time. They're a cinch. And yet, somehow tonight I managed to burn the bottoms while the tops were still goopy. Is there anything sadder than a pan full of burnt cookies? I submit there isn't.
1.) I got dressed. Considering that a.) it's raining and b.) so cold, sooooo coooollddd, holy cats it's cold and c.) I have Inclement Weather Paralysis - this is a pretty big thing to celebrate.
2.) Did I mention I got dressed? I think that should count for two.