The Diary of the Phantom Tire Buyer #36:

A Web Log about lifetime tire maintenance from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity

I was talking with my good compadre Mike at Tire Discounters the other day. 

“Phantom, I’m not feeling really great today.”

“Why not Mike?  Oh, I’ll bet I know what it is.  Sometimes I will start thinking of unfortunate souls who don’t patronize Tire Discounters for lifetime tire maintenance and the lack of proper alignment, the unbalanced state of their tires, and how they must constantly overpay for routine maintenance!”

“Well, yeah, there’s that, but…”

“I’m always cognizant of reality, Mike…”

“You are?”

“…but sometimes I’m overwhelmed by the multitudes that I haven’t yet reached with my good news about Tire Discounters.”  And I must say, it does make me feel low at times.  There Mike, does it help to know you’re not alone in these thoughts?”

“Well, actually, I’ve just got a little cold.  You know, congestion, coughing…that kind of thing.”

“That sounds awful!”

“What, you’ve never felt that way?”

“Not that I can recall.  Is there anything I can do?”

Then Mike mumbled something that sounded like “maybe get sick for once in your life like normal people”. 

I must have misunderstood.