Glazier: said he'd arrive between 8:00 and 11:00; arrived at 11:45.
Joiner: said he'd arrive at 8:30; arrived at 9:05.
Floorboard merchant: said she'd arrive on Wednesday at 9:30; phoned at 9:35 on Wednesday to reschedule to Friday. Said she'd arrive on Friday at 10; arrived at 11:15; said she'd bring back the invoice at 3:00; brought it back at 7:10.
Moral: always bring something to read, e.g., the complete works of Charles Dickens.