When I am feeling lost and my life seems out of control, it
always makes me feel better to at least have a clean car.
So in my attempt to pull myself out of my slump I put on a cute
dress and drove to the car wash on my way to the beach for an afternoon
I pulled into the car wash, ordered the basic wash and drove ahead...in that moment the corniest yet heart wrenching song by
Barry Manilow came on…
and the damn that was holding all my emotions in was opened
releasing a tidal wave of tears that had been waiting for this moment to just let it all go “You
know I can’t smile without you, I can’t smile without you, I can’t laugh and I
can’t sing, I’m finding it hard to do anything…You see I feel sad when your sad,
I feel glad when your glad, if you only knew what I’m going through, I just can’t
smile without you” I was transported straight into the tidal wave of my emotions. My
tears were falling just as hard as the water spraying and pouring onto my
I went with it,
I was waling and screaming over the recent what seemed like bad luck love stories I
had experienced. I was crying out loud
where is he? Where is the ONE for me? The ONE man who can understand me? Who will
be there and love me through thick and thin.
The man who can walk this long road of life with me, that I can grow old
with, that I can nurture and who will nurture me? a feeling of doom and gloom hovered over me as if he
would never come. Is it even possible? Is
real true love like this possible?. And
as I was approaching the end of the car wash tunnel with the roaring dryers coming at me, I was brought right back into this moment and knew I
had to pull myself together and wipe my own tears before the car wash attendees
started whipping my car clean. So I
pulled a napkin out of the glove compartment, frantically wiped my eyes and took a deep breath.
What seemed out of no-where my door opens as the loud sound of hustle
and bustle and vacuums filled my car and standing above me with the sun shining behind him was the car wash attendee with a bright red
towel in hand and a huge smile. He looks down at me in total awe and says “wow, wow and wow you are hot, you look like
you are ready for the beach” I said that is just where I am going. He said “I get off at 8 meet me there my beautiful".
Moral of the story, love can be found anywhere!
Just kidding, the moral of the story is that it’s all a story, and there are always
funny and happy endings and beginnings.
Life doesn't always have to be as serious as we often make it…and in case you were wondering, NO I
did not meet him at the beach, but it was a very kind offer.