So the other day I was on my way to Edmond from Stillwater, and I noticed steam coming from underneath my hood.
So, like anyone who has no idea about how cars work, I pull into Wal*Mart, and flip out.
My radiator hose had sprung a leak, and was spraying antifreeze all over my engine. Yay.
So I bought a new radiator hose ($25). I bought a thing of antifreeze ($7). I needed a screwdriver to change the hose with ($9). I decided to check my oil while I was at it, and I was almost out, so I bought more ($5).
I was on my way to a blind-date my friend Alana had set me up on. I had to cancel, as there went my date-fund (I'm kind've unemployed, technically, and I'd been saving all I had for this date, and the Brickfest MOC package [more on that farther down]). Then I needed gas, so there's another twenty.
So there I was, down about $75. So now I had no date (though I still drove to Edmond to chill with Alana), and no money to even mail packages to