I decided today that it would be a good day to drive to that big beautiful mall in Albany where there are too many good shops and I can say hello to my old friends Pottery Barn and DSW, not to mention J Crew, Gap and everything else !
I was so excited, I dressed in things that are easy to take off in a dressing room in a speedy fashion.
Shoes that just slip off in order to try more on quickly.
The kitties were well fed, watered and pillowed.. The fan was left on in case it got too warm even for pussycats.
I googled the directions and wrote them down and off I went.
I just got home.
I never made it to the mall.
I don't know if I was ever that close to the mall.
I did see signs for Canada.
I started with a full tank of gas ... it is no longer full.
I finally found a way to turn around and go back .. except the way back had me on the wrong side of the Hudson River .. so I had to go across the scary bridge.
They are all scary to me but this one wins a prize for Scary.
I did not panic.
Then I got off at the wrong exit and ended up north of Hudson NY and driving on a side road.
Which took me past fabulous homes with views of the Hudson and little lighthouses on little islands on the River and finally Hudson NY .. where I got lost because of all their one ways streets ...
Keeping the idea in mind that the cats had food and water in various rooms in the house and it was hours til dark.
I did not panic.
I ended up in the wrong neighborhood in Hudson and sped up.
I found myself on a familiar road ... I sped up .
by the time I found my street, I was flying !
Subaru cars go fast.
I am home.
The cats grumbled about being bored, where was I , I said I would be right back, where was I , why did I leave them .... talk about whine with dinner !
They are all disgruntled and turning their backs on me at the moment.
Tomorrow they will be ok ... tonight actually, they will be nice so I will let them sleep on the bed with me.
Tomorrow I am going to shop online.
What is your favorite online shopping site ?
Sephora will be delivering to me this week ...
What else ... tell me your best shopping places ...
"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read."
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