So when the tow truck got there about 9:30, he attached the jumper cables. After about 3 false starts, she got her second wind and started right up! Woohoo! Way to go, Rose!
The driver advised me to let her run 30-45 minutes before turning her off.
Here's the disturbing news. I pulled up a couple more leftover Christmas decoration stakes out of the thawing ground, came in and answered the computer-generated call-back to assure them the tow truck came, changed into my nightgown and went to bed.
With the motor still running.
Woke up all of a sudden at 2:30 pm realizing what I'd done. Five hours later. Jumped up, ripped off the C-PAP, detoured by the bathroom, and
Then he told me I could never say anything about his memory again. I promised.
Of course, I can't guarantee I will be able to remember that promise.
Now I have to go check my gas gauge.