English Short Stories
Lost and Found
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her husband John go to the beach every Saturday in the summer. Today is
no exception. Donna packs a picnic lunch. She packs the beach umbrella
and sun lotion.
She cannot find their beach towels. Donna always
loses things. The towels are not in the laundry basket or dryer. They
are not in the closet, either. She finally looks in her beach bag. She
sees the towels folded in the bottom. Of course, the beach towels are
exactly where they should be.
Donna puts on her swimsuit and
floppy sun hat. She is almost ready. She just needs her sunglasses. She
thinks they are on the table by the door. Or maybe they are in the
bathroom. They could also be in her purse. Donna sighs.
puts the picnic basket, umbrella, and beach bag in the car.
He checks his fishing poles and equipment. He places them in
car beside the picnic basket.. Daisy, their dog, jumps in the backseat.
She loves the beach! John is ready to leave. Where is Donna? She knows
he likes to arrive at the beach before the crowds.
John groans and shakes his head. Donna is always late!
searches for her sunglasses. She cannot find them, and she knows John
is waiting. He hates when she is late! She grabs her purse and locks
"You are late," John says as Donna gets in the car. Donna tells John
that she could not find her sunglasses.
looks at her and laughs! He flips down the sun visor so Donna can see
herself in the mirror. Donna looks in the mirror and laughs too. Her
sunglasses are on top of her head. They were there the whole time!
"It is always in the last
place that you look," Donna giggles!
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