aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

Kink in weekend plans

Pepboys promised me delivery of my new truck headlamp today, then dropped the ball. They offered me my money back -- but I still NEED the part. And I can't leave town with Jade (our truck) without that light, since I got a warning ticket last time I drove her after dark, and another stop would add up to crap city.

And I NEED to take Jade to Wilderstead, because I need the truck bed to use as a higher platform for the ladder to get to the roof and eaves of the cabin.

So, I can't get out of here tomorrow until noon, I guess. Which puts my arrival at Wilderstead somewhere close to 3:00. I guess I can get some serious work done with the remaining daylight. But if I can't install the headlamp with what tools I've got out there, I can't go into town after it gets dark. Running around Saturday shouldn't be a problem.

*sigh* Whatever happened to customer service?

Meanwhile, this Sunday is Laity Sunday, and my Lay Leader is preaching. There is nothing for me to do, as she says she'll take care of all the other parts of the service, and we already have a Liturgist on hand. That's fine, and I'm happy to be part of the congregation for the day, but if it'd be great to know if that's what's expected. If what they're used to is the pastor taking that as a free day off, I could leave for Wilderstead Saturday and stay over Sunday, and life would get far simpler. But in these early days, it's hard to know what people are expecting.

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