“Please, Lord, rescue me! Come quickly, Lord, and help me.”
— Psalm 40:13
Barb and I flew into Raleigh, N.C., for the start of our vacation. We had never been to the state, and it was late. We collected our baggage and found the shuttle that would take us to the car rental agency. We were on vacation, so I decided to splurge and opted for a nice-sized SUV for our time in the state.
In a moment of mindless penny-pinching, though, I opted not to get a GPS unit for the car. What could go wrong, eh?
Nothing, of course; nothing went wrong until we left the parking lot of the rental agency. Asking where we could find a restaurant open for a quick bite before hitting the road just before midnight, the agent gave us some quick directions that I was able to just as quickly forget by the time I figured out how to turn on the headlights, which I didn’t need to turn on as they were on “automatic.” Who’d have thunk it! ...