#JusJoJan 2019 Daily Prompt – Jan. 20th

Your prompt for JusJoJan 2019, January 20th is brought to you by Jill! Click here to find her last post and say hi while you’re there! Jill’s word for our prompt today is “serendipity.” Use it anywhere in your post or make it the theme of your post. Have fun!

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Serendipity

Gary rushed out the house desparate not to be late for work today of all days. It was raining, typical, he thought, I shall look like a drowned rat when get to work.

As he rushed down the station steps he thought he might just catch the tube. That was not meant to be, the doors closed and it moved off as he reached the bottom step. Okay he thought give up your wet, late and there’s no point in getting stressed.

Debbie left home on time and in a good mood, she liked her new flat and the area was her old home stomping ground. She’d only been back a week and she had a new job and had made contact with her old friends. Smiling she put up her umbrella and made to the station. She normally went by car but it was in for a service today.

Gary stood watching the electronic timetable hanging from the platform roof. Sipping his coffee he thought to himself he had not been late for as long as he could remember so why did he have to be late today of all days.

Debbie checked the times of the tubes. The next one was due in ten minutes. So she decided to reread the notes about her new job while she waited. Getting out the folder an unexpected gust of wind whipped a couple of pages out of her hand. In dismay she saw them flying out onto the platform and into the rain.

In her rush to retrieve the papers she didn’t see the young man also trying to rescue them. They both bumped into each other.

Gary’s coffee went flying. He was not pleased, now he had coffee stains to add to his woes. Taking a deep breath he forced a smile, after all it wasn’t her fault he was having a bad day.

Debbie took the papers back from this nice guy and smiled . “Gary” she exclaimed, “it is you isn’t it” Oh! It is she thought she had always liked Gary , he had been two years ahead of her at school.

Gary stopped scrambling around picking up the last of the papers. He looked at her and his smile broadened. “Debbie” he said “Debbie Foster” He had always liked her but his mates had made fun of him for aiming too high.

Debbie suggested she buy them a fresh coffee, he agreed and so began the rest of their lives together.

All images from Pixabay.

So there we have it Serendipity.

A guy who is never late for work is late.

A missed tube.

A move, a new job.

A car in service.

A gust of wind.

Spilt coffee.

Old school friends.

= Happy Ever After.

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