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Just Where is That Baseball Diamond?

July 3rd, 2018 at 05:09 am

Yesterday was tiring. We had a baseball game at 6pm at a location an hour away. Well, with rush hour traffic it was an hour and a half. Plus, Google Maps TWICE directed me to the wrong location. I can't figure out what went wrong, but had I not been able to text my son and get better directions, I never would have made it there. I was almost ready to just turn around and go home.

The game lasted a couple of hours, and I didn't get to bed until around midnight.

Before the game, I went to Sam's and bought paper towels and Command strips. I spent $29. I shouldn't have to buy paper towels again for quite a while. As for the Command strips -- I have quite a few wall hangings, and some of them keep coming down. I'm going to double up on the problem children. I don't dare use the traditional nail in the wall, as I have old plaster walls.

I was going to order the Command strips from Amazon, but got a pop-up saying that Sam's had a better deal. I hadn't even thought of them.

Today I have a mystery shop in another suburb -- a garden store. I have yet to read through the guidelines, but I know I have to pretend I'm going to make a walk, or build a fence, or something like that. The boys will be with me; I hope they won't blow my cover. I'm going to put them in charge of buying the $5 item for which I'll be reimbursed.

Tomorrow I get the day off -- a day of rest, whee! And on Thursday I will get to order a free pizza via mystery shopping.

Almost forgot -- I also spent $28 on gas at Sam's. Variables are now at 12%.

4 Responses to “Just Where is That Baseball Diamond?”

  1. Laura Says:

    Didn’t happen to be in LaGrange on Ogden ? Something very similar happened to DH taking a son to soccer. And I think that place had a ball park too.

  2. CB in the City Says:

    No, it was in Mundelein. Turned out the person who sent out the schedule didn't know the name of the park and made one up!

  3. My English Castle Says:

    I'm loving hearing about your mystery shops.

  4. rob62521 Says:

    Made the name up? Egad -- what a pain to try and find it.

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