1. Sorry I'm late. 2. I overslept. (= I slept longer than I should have) 3. My alarm didn't go off. 4. I had to wait ages for a bus. (ages = a very long time) 5. The bus was late. 6. The traffic was terrible. 7. I couldn't find a parking spot. 8. I got lost coming here. 9. I was tied up in a meeting. (tied up = occupied, impossible to escape) 10. I just lost track of time. (= I didn't notice what time it was)
The Nine of Cups is about counting your blessings, living in the moment, and enjoying the good things that life has to offer. Start or end every day by creating a mental list of the three things you are most grateful for. You will find that over time, you indeed have a lot to be happy about and it may increase your feeling of deep contentment and fulfilment.