Because I am a good Christian woman (ahem) and, more importantly, she is significantly larger than me.
I had just apologised because I'd not had time to do something. No, actually I had done it but not as thoroughly as I would have liked. So this woman says helpfully, 'If you don't have time to do the things you need to do you need to make the time!'
I almost said, 'Out of thin air?' but she was smiling so sweetly I just smiled back while grimacing inwardly.
While it's true that I do waste some time - Facebook, solitaire - some people would include blogging in this list but I call writing an essential part of me - I do have a number of planned and unexpected commitments.
For example I try to look after GrandDaughter2 on Wednesdays but this week I've also child-minded while parents went to parents' evening and I'll be going in to school tomorrow afternoon to see GrandDaughter1 performing in her class assembly. I consider all of those as essential things I want to do.
When you add in all the weekly everyday things you find there's not a lot of minutes left. I get everything done that I have to get done so I am thinking rude signs to helpful person.
And today's Thursday. And on Thursdays I get home from bible study by about 4.00 pm and then I take a cup of tea and I curl up in bed with my book for an hour or so. It is my regular little treat of the week that I look forward to!