1. “My hair caught on fire from my blow dryer."
2. "All of my clothes were stolen."
3. "I had to chase my cows back into the field."
4. “There was a store grand opening and I wanted to get to the opening day sales.”
5. “I was confused by the time change and unsure if it was ‘spring forward’ or ‘fall back.'”
6. “My lizard had to have emergency surgery in the morning and died during surgery. I had to mourn while deciding whether to have the lizard disposed of by the vet or bring the lizard corpse with me to work.”
7. “I thought of quitting today, but then decided not to, so I came in late.”