My list of things to do was growing exponentially.
Clara was stirring from her nap, about to join me downstairs.
My stomach was becoming grumbly.
I was working as fast as I could.
A new email message arrived:
"Your AppleID was used to download World War Z"
Now, Apple and itunes and icloud have baffled me for a good long while:
I never log in, I never view an account online,
I don't even know their homepage web address,
I just magically connect to the store (?) through the itunes on my desktop --
The only thing I know is that I did not download World War Z.
I clicked on the link.
The page I landed on was confusing.
Clara wanted me to play with her NOW.
I entered the info but kept looping back to the same page.
I could not find a place to change my password.
Play NOW, Mama!
After talking to Apple Support,
I realized my mistake:
it probably wasn't really Apple contacting me.
I am totally embarrassed.
I knew better than to click on a link in an email,
I knew better than to haphazardly give away a credit card number.
My hands shake, my face turns hot, my heart pounds.
Angry and embarrassed.
And now I've created a mountain from a molehill.
To undo all that,
the list of things to do has grown again.