The first thing I noticed when I got up in the morning apart from agonising twinges of sciatica was Amber, who was supposed to be locked in the main house overnight, smirking at me from a lounge chair. Then I noticed no M in view, anywhere. Not hiding in any of the places Amber is inclined to chase her into. We last saw her the previous evening.
Anyway, I had to dash for an 08h00 appointment with the dentist to be fitted for my new fangs at last. Beeped the car. It wouldn’t. Unlocked, got in and tried to start it. It wouldn’t. Tried to push-start. It wouldn’t.
Phrantically foned a friend/neighbour and she zoomed from where she was doing her thing at gym, and took me to the dentist. Thence I walked to the premises of a Mobile Mechanic, but he was being mobile elsewhere. Friend collected me after her gym and took me home. In due course the mechanic arrived and took the car away. He sorted out the battery and gave it a service, and collected me to collect it in the afternoon just in time for me to take Jeneva to her swimming lesson.
Tried to finish my filter Distribution Board installation but didn’t get too far. Twinges got in the way.
No sign of M by bedtime. Devastated.
P.S. Just before midnight, and guess who popped through the window? OK, day, you can stay!
P.P.S. She ate ravenously, and promptly popped out again. Grrrrrrr!
P.P.P.S. Later she returned and took over most of my side of the bed. I let her.
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