They all know me there, and despite the fact that I'm frequently doing stupid things with my car that they then have to fix, they're always very nice to me. Maybe they feel sorry for me because my husband is never around to put out all my car-related fires. Maybe they think ditzy girls are cute. I don't know. But as always, they dropped everything, pulled my car in and got right to work. Five minutes later, the mechanic came out with the diagnosis.
"Um, that wasn't your battery light. That was your engine light. But your car's fine. Your thermostat just might need to be changed sometime soon."
So, just in case anyone else out there is as completely out-of-touch as I am with the most basic of car symbols, here's what a battery light looks like:
And here's what an engine light looks like:
Exactly HOW have I survived 7 months alone here being that much of an airhead?!!