Lesson learned…but what lesson?

Had the weirdest damn night last night. I was coming home, didn’t have to be up particularly early today so I decided it was a laundry night. The only things close to me are the KFC from some future society, a 7-11, and a gas station. Oh and ten square miles of shit with Korean writing on it. The 7-11 has a Citibank atm, so I hit that, it’s not dispensing cash. So, skip laundry for the night? Is that the lesson?

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Had the weirdest damn night last night. I was coming home, didn’t have to be up particularly early today so I decided it was a laundry night. The only things close to me are the KFC from some future society, a 7-11, and a gas station. Oh and ten square miles of shit with Korean writing on it. The 7-11 has a Citibank atm, so I hit that, it’s not dispensing cash. So, skip laundry for the night? Is that the lesson? “Go with the flow.”? Or perhaps this might be the lesson – To get money I could just go to the gas station and eat $2 in bank fees, OR I could ride my bike 15 minutes to Wilshire to save the $2. “Time is money…and distance.”? So the Lion rode down to Whilshire to meet with the Rhinocerous who gave him $60 in twenties, which was no good at the laundromat as the change machine only took tens. So the lion needed to make change for the twenty, which would’ve been one-stop-shopping at 7-11.

So, give up? Or go to the Carls, Jr. (now that I was all the way down by Wilshire) and buy a late-night snack?

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Had the weirdest damn night last night. I was coming home, didn’t have to be up particularly early today so I decided it was a laundry night. The only things close to me are the KFC from some future society, a 7-11, and a gas station. Oh and ten square miles of shit with Korean writing on it. The 7-11 has a Citibank atm, so I hit that, it’s not dispensing cash. So, skip laundry for the night? Is that the lesson? “Go with the flow.”? Or perhaps this might be the lesson – To get money I could just go to the gas station and eat $2 in bank fees, OR I could ride my bike 15 minutes to Wilshire to save the $2. “Time is money…and distance.”? So the Lion rode down to Whilshire to meet with the Rhinocerous who gave him $60 in twenties, which was no good at the laundromat as the change machine only took tens. So the lion needed to make change for the twenty, which would’ve been one-stop-shopping at 7-11.

So, give up? Or go to the Carls, Jr. (now that I was all the way down by Wilshire) and buy a late-night snack? Snack. They’re not open, unless you go through the drive-through. Give up? Or Larry David it. So I ordered a burger on my bike and rode through the drivethrough on my bike. A bicycle bike. If I were a more normal person that would be the funny part.

Here’s where the lesson is…I think. “Patience.” or perhaps “Focus.” You see, my chances of leaving a store without my change increase with every minute I stand in line. For some reason there were two cars ahead of me and it took ten minutes. You know you’re in a drivethrough for a long time when everyone shuts their cars off. Finally I get to the front, get my food, give her my twenty and leave. I had forgotten a) the value of money and b) THE ENTIRE POINT OF DOING ALL THIS TO BEGIN WITH!!!!

So I get to the laundromat and there’s no ten and no five with which to get quarters for. So I ride back to the Carls, Jr. and they’ve changed shifts and the woman who’s taken over for the other one is angry that I’m trying to scam them, meanwhile my clothes stink. She shows me the previous woman’s drawer count and it turns out she wasn’t over by fifteen bucks. But then, I wouldn’t have been fifteen dollars over either if I were her, right? *nudge*nudge*wink*wink*?

So leasson learned. But what lesson?

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