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Yesterday was Sunday, and unlike most Sundays advertised in all those sweet Normal Rockwell paintings and celebrity interviews, this one was particularly hectic.  For me, anyway, or so I thought.  I had a bunch of errands to run in the morning, namely to pick out a baby shower gift for a friend of mine, and then a baby shower to attend (if those two events seem entirely too coincidental, I don’t know what you’re talking about.  I am extremely proactive in my gift purchasing, thank you.  Also, congratulations, Amy.   I hope you liked the diaper bag.  Just don’t look at the date on the gift receipt). So yesterday morning I did what any good mother would do, and abandoned my children to the care of their father (“They eat what for a snack?  Where’s that?”), and ran out of the door with a mad leap.  I took David’s car, a normal sedan that, though it drives really well on its fancy-schmancy tires, seems so low to the ground after being used to my big SUV that I feel like I’m driving a skateboard.  I&#8217…