Monday, March 16, 2009

damages


I am going to try to refrain from making this a "my life sucks" kind of post, and instead keep it to a "things could be a whole lot worse" kind of post.  This weekend I had a piece come back from a photo shoot damaged.  And of course, I didn't have a contract.  (If you haven't seen Margaux's post yet, now is a good time to read it.)  Fortunately, the borrower is going to reimburse me for the damaged piece,  so its not the end of the world.  I will remember to have a contract from now on.

This afternoon, my bank called to confirm some questionable charges on my debit card.  Turns out, someone had managed to steal my card number.  Now I have to get a new card, but at least the bank caught it right away, and I won't be responsible for any of the theft.

Then I decided to go for a bike ride, to, you know, relieve the stress of the bank card incident.  As I was heading home, I came through an intersection.  I had no stop sign, and was going straight through, so I had the right of way.  Unfortunately, a driver stopped at the stop sign didn't see me, and decided to pull out.  I managed to swerve, and he clipped my back tire, causing me to spin out onto the pavement.  I'm ok, other than some very scraped up knees.  My bike will definitely need a new rear wheel, other than that, I'm not sure until the shop looks at it, but the driver did agree to pay for the damages.  I do feel like the accident could have been much, much worse than it was - I feel fortunate to have been able to walk away.


I think I've had a full enough day, so its off to bed.  Hopefully your Monday was less eventful than mine.

5 comments:

Kathleen said...

Gosh, that is a sucky day. But in a way, each thing that happened kind of happened the best way it could, if it had to happen. I hope your knees feel better soon!

shanna murray said...

Oh Megan, I'm so glad you're okay! You're right, it could have been much, much worse. Sending big hugs, and hope that your Tuesday is a million times better than your Monday.

Christina said...

Wow! What a day! I'm glad you're okay.

KMJewelryStudio said...

I hope you're feeling better today. If not- youbetter have a green beer! Hope your St. Patrick's day is happy. Glad you're ok.

dandelion blu said...

Oh my! I am glad you are ok! That's scary! Here's to a better rest of your week.