Hooray for mid-winter cold snaps (of course in retrospect this is perfectly typical weather for non-climate change Alberta in January). Even when I lived on campus (or a 10 minute walk away for that matter) the temperature dropping below -20 C meant that I was staying in to catch up on my stories - Days of our Lives, The Bold & The Beautiful, and sometimes even Passions - and never my required reading.
I had breakfast plans with The Engineer this morning even though we're technically on a hiatus right now, but I blew them off at the last minute with barely an explanation and dodged his phone calls for awhile so that I could attempt to eke out a few extra glorious hours of sleep on my reclaimed day off.
Instead I sat around in my pajamas all day until The Pansy called and I went over to her place to make
Because I had a craving for candy and I can't just eat brie on any old crackers, I ventured out once again to pick up some supplies only to be stuck in line behind a foreign couple that had no grasp on just how a debit card worked. As if that wasn't frustrating enough, the cashier also offered to sign them up for the supermarket's reward card, except she didn't have any cards left at her till so she had to search high and low for more cards, pausing briefly to catch up with the cashier operating the till next door.
What could have easily been a five minute grocery store jaunt was quickly turning into a 20 minutes of seething rage. At least I had a pot roast waiting for me when I got home.