Daily Archives: March 5, 2022

An Uber Day . . .

Well, the day started out really good, with lunch at Yummy Yummy, our favorite Chinese Buffet. And then after our usual great meal, we were on up the Interstate to make a WalMart stop for a few things. However, though that was idea, it didn’t quite work out that way.

And it was all the fault of a dead battery.

No, not the 12 volt version in the Jeep, but the little 2032 one in the Jeep’s key fob.

It died last week, and, after checking my battery stash with no luck, I was planning to get one at the WalMart today. But apparently this wasn’t soon enough.

Though normally we don’t lock the Jeep, I did today at Yummy’s because I had two HP OfficeJet Printers in the back seat.

One was going up to Landon tomorrow and one was coming home with me.

But when I locked the Jeep, it slipped my mind that sometimes it’s very difficult/impossible to get the Jeep door unlocked with the key 

Most of the time it’s no problem, but other times like today, it’s impossible. It’s not the key, because I tried two different ones. The key turns and starts to raise the lock button, but it just won’t pop up all the way and unlock the door.

So after banging, pulling, and pushing on the door for about 15 minutes, I called for an Uber to take me up the Interstate a few miles to the nearest CVS. But there weren’t a lot of Ubers working in our area, so it took about 20 minutes before ‘Fidelis’ showed up. When we got to the CVS I tried to get him wait the 5 minutes for me to run inside and get a battery, so I could just rebook a ride back down to Yummy’s and he would already be there and ready to go. But he said No, and lost out on a bigger tip.

And, as it turned out, he was just turning out of the parking lot when I came back out with my new battery.

Tiffany, the Uber driver who showed about 30 minutes later, said she would have waited. And she got a really GOOD tip.

And when I got back to Yummy’s, it was ‘Click-Clunk’, and we were ready to go. But by this time, it was after 3:30 so we decided to call it a day.

WalMart will still be there next time.

Tomorrow we’re heading to Katy to meet up with Brandi, Lowell, and Landon at the Pho Barr in their area.

Really looking forward to seeing everyone.

Thought For The Day:

Looks About Right To Me –

Beware of 2022