His phone rang. It was his son’s school, calling to tell him the boy was sick and ask him to pick him up.
No sooner had he sat back down at his desk when saw a deliveryman carrying a package to his door. He’d ordered a gift for his wife’s birthday.
He had just sat down again when his dog started barking. He looked out and saw deer in his backyard. The sun illuminated a rainbow of fall foliage. He hadn’t noticed before.