You just know it's going to be One of Those Days.
The alarm didn't go off at 6:00 a.m. because sometime in the night, one of those micro-power-surges knocked out electricity for
just long enough to take out the alarm clock, and guess what? It turns out the backup AA battery was dead, too.
What? No, you don't use your cell as an alarm anymore, because you read an article on awesomeholisticliving.com last month that said sleeping with your cell phone in the bedroom isn't good for restful sleep, so you decided to go back to analog alarms.
For your health. Now this. Sigh.) ...