Crunch Time

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Challenge #01477-D016: One Fine Day in an Impoverished Neighbourhood

“I wish time would skip ahead. I got here too early.” -- WitterPrompts

Paul checked her watch. "You're right on time."

"No. I mean... the whole future thing. It's like... most of my time has been spent waiting for stuff that should have been here, already. Like... I dunno. Tablets should have always been there since my childhood, you know."

"And flying cars?" teased Paul.

"No. Dur. You can't have flying cars until after self-driving cars have taken over. Because, look at existing traffic. We're not going to get much better in three dimensions," Karen was in full rant mode by now. "We should have telepresence tablets by now. Something like Google Glass only way more flexible for people who need glasses. Shit, we should be making glasses extinct by now. And not by lasic. It's like technology has slowed the heck down and nobody knows why."

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[AN: I forgot ALL the important bits this morning. Three raspberries for stress :P]

Slow Progress

I took the precaution of packing a parasol on my morning walk. Alas, the plovers who perplexed me previously were not present to persist in piercing my pate. Ah well. Better to look a fool than be one.

So far, I have washed all the bottles [one of the larger jars did not make it through the journey home and I must then nip out and snag a replacement]. I have all my stuff lined up and I have a surprisingly large

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