Today’s words: attire – desk – hiding
The woman dressed in casual attire to run errands.
At the bank she chose to use the ATM rather than chance
meeting a friend or acquaintance with her medium length hair
pulled back into a ponytail.
When the ATM machine prompted preference of denomination
of withdrawal currency she chose ‘no preference’.
Much to her surprise along with mostly twenties appeared a
crisp $100 bill.
It looked untouched and she decided to save it for a special
occasion then placed it in an envelope in her rather large tote bag.
Three weeks passed and suddenly she found herself low on cash.
Wait – she remembered the stored-for-later $100 only to turn up
empty-handed after a quick search.
Where could she have placed it for safe keeping?
She searched her usual places of which her desk was a most popular
Fifteen minutes had quickly flown by and she didn’t wish to be late
for an appointment.
She thought perhaps she’d dropped it and well whomever found it
was a little bit richer.
A few days later she took out all the ones, fives, tens and twenties
from her current ATM withdrawal and decided to place them in
order of denominations.
There in her wallet before her eyes was the crisp missing one-hundred
It had been hiding unseen for near a month.
To herself she wondered how on earth it found its way from the
closed envelope to the inside pouch of her wallet.
A fleeting thought followed by an outburst of laughter.
She still hasn’t spent it; however, she did transfer it to a zippered
Now she wonders if it will be there when she decides to look for
it or will it have found another hiding place.