**UPDATE: I passed!! Thanks for the well wishes, everyone. I passed the written test with flying colors (unexpected) then almost failed the driving portion (also unexpected). Nathan and I had a great laugh over the whole thing. Tip: always come to a complete stop when taking your driving test!**
Checking in last Saturday at the STL airport
American Airlines counter rep: Rebekah, why is your driver's license seven months expired?
AA rep: [waiting, letting me sweat, making me think I'll be staying home from Disney World]
Me: [heart pounding] Sir, I honestly had NO idea.
AA rep: You can fly today, but . . .
Today, on the phone with MO DMV
Me: Hello. I was just shocked to learn my license is seven months expired. Will I be required to do/pay anything extra b/c of this?
wait for it...wait for it...
DMV: Yes ma'am. You'll have to re-take the written and driving tests.
Me: Any sympathy for a stay at home mom minivan driver with a near perfect driving record?
DMV: No ma'am.
So tomorrow, either my mom/dad or husband will have to chaperon my law breaking hiney to the DMV like I'm some kind of 15 year old kid getting her learner's permit.
I'd rather have braces again, or acne, or no date to Homecoming, than have to take this test.
I'm gonna fail.
I just know it.
And if I do, I might just invest in this:
Will the driving examiner take off points for old Cheerios and sippy cups strewn about his seat?
That's what I'LL be doing tomorrow. What will YOU be doing? And, does this stuff ever happen to anyone else but me?