“I’m late for work, let’s go!” I yell.
My son appears, backpack slung over his shoulder, barefoot.
I stare. He shrugs.
I contemplate which I can locate first: his shoes or my patience.
“This weekend’s challenge is to write a story entitled ‘Lost’ in exactly 33 words. The word ‘lost’ can only appear in the title, not your 33 words. Any reference to the TV show could result in another visit to see the editors in the Trifecta offices.”