Yesterday was a tough day for Mike.
Mike is a mechanic and he knows a lot about cars, but not a lot about much else. He is one of only four repair guys in his one horse, two stoplight town.
He goes to a local diner for supper after work most everyday unless a schoolbus needs a repair, or a similar emergency. He likes one of the waitresses, whose nametag says Sally, but everyone calls her SJ, for Sally Jean.
I think Mike would have bought her a birthday present, or at least a card if he knew it was her birthday, but he didn't know that. At least not until 4 pm, when he was clocking out and one of his co-workers mentioned it to him. His friend was probably trying to help, knowing that Mike likes SJ and all.
So, Mike who is not exactly a planner, didn't know what to do, so he drove around town a couple of times thinking and when he decided he should buy her flowers he realized that he would…