On Friday evening we spontaneously met for a movie. She ran late so she slid in her seat to watch the movie just as the previews were finishing. After the movie, as we walked out of the theater doors, my friend casually asked me, "Did you park down by Trader Joe's?"
"Yes, I did. Did you have to park that far away too? How did you see my car/"
"Well it is hard not to miss," she replied. "It is parked kind of crooked. It must be that oblivion thing."
We walked to the car, laughing all the way. And when we got near the vehicle she said, "Hmmmm. I wonder which is your car?"
I looked at the lot and there sat my Subaru sideways and outside of the lines, taking up two, possibly three spaces. We burst into uncontrollable laughter. "No oblivion on my part, my friend. I was in a hurry to get our tickets. You were the one going to be late for the movie so I had to rush to get us both there on time. And besides, look at how far away I parked. There were no cars way over here anyway. So I just parked fast. "
No oblivion on my part. Maybe carefree--certainly careless. And this Friday night laughter. Well, definitely sweet."
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