Yesterday, I was dying for some caffeinated goodness while I was driving. I just HAD to have a diet coke. Just my luck, no fast food places around, and only one run-down, rinky dink gas station with a set of vending machines on the side. I decided to go for it, and use my “toll change” in my car to get a soda from the machine, so I pull over. Then I remembered that most machines these days take dollar bills (or more), and dug out a bill to take up to the machine with me as well.
I get up to the machines and see that there’s already a guy there, reaching his hands through the chain-link fence they’ve got securing the machines (what a world we live in), and can’t quite reach the machine. Huh. He starts mumbling about the “guy” that’s coming to help, and how he’s taking too long already. Apparently, we’re both dying of thirst and caffeine withdrawls!!
We wait a few more minutes, a bit more grumbling goes on, and I hear someone else approaching. Thinking it’s FINALLY the “guy” I don’t even turn around. Then, a voice from behind says “Mention my name real loud, and I’ll bet he gets over here.” What the. . . ? Who the heck is THIS who thinks so highly of himself?
I turn around, and I’m looking DIRECTLY IN THE FACE OF SEAN COMBS (aka “Puffy” “Puff-Daddy” whatever-the-heck he’s calling himself these days).
Uh. Okay. Dude, why the heck are you lining up for a vending machine? Don’t you have ten zillion sodas in your limo? And what the heck are you doing on Route 301 in Upper Mayberry? I say as much to Puffy, who just gives me a charming smile and continues to wait.
I turn to look for said limo, and see that he’s just driving the Hummer today, so maybe he really doesn’t have sodas himself right now.
Soon after, the problem is solved, all those waiting get their caffeine, and go their separate ways. Puffy got a Sprite – is that his current endorsement??
As I’m getting in my car, I think “Man, I’ve got a really great blog coming about THIS afternoon adventure!” It’ll be the most exciting one this year, next to the great Tilted Duster post that everyone liked so much! Aren’t my blogger friends going to be jealous of THIS one!!
Oh, I almost forgot to tell you – I was dreaming the. Whole. Thing. Even the part about blogging about the dreamed adventure!!!
I think something’s wrong with me.
What the heck was THAT about???