To the very nice man in the blue Mitsubishi who helped me get my car started in gear and pull into the closest parking lot when the clutch went out earlier: thank you so very much. Chivalry is NOT dead, and you just proved it.
To Manly’s aunt and uncle who came and picked me up and drove the car home in first gear: thank you again for rescuing me. I love you guys too.
And to anyone else who ever questions why two people need four cars, this is why. One is in the garage with no fuel tank (which is why Manly didn’t come help me — he’s an hour and a half away buying car parts), and now the second one has no clutch. So we’re back down to two working cars again, which is just enough to get both of us to work on time tomorrow.