After work went into Manhattan to meet up with mashfanficchick and her mother at The Strand. mashfanficchick was there to hear an author talk; I got there too late for that so I just browsed around and bought four books. After the talk was done we went to their car and it wouldn't start. Dead battery. We went and ate at Whole Foods (I had a delicious chicken Marsala) before we dealt with the car, they called for assistance and it didn't take too long. So we got the car jumped and then went to a pastry place for dessert. And then home. A strange adventure, but fun for the most part.