What once was lost

I suppose I should have expected this. It is in some small way reassuring to know there is not after all a black hole in my home.

This morning I pulled a jacket I rarely wear out of my closet. Why a jacket on the first day of August? Because I have to dress for office air conditioning.

A few minutes ago, my hand brushed against my pocket and felt a rectangle of hard plastic. Puzzled, I pulled it out. It is the driver license I lost weeks ago.

Why did I put it in that pocket? I have no idea. A back jeans pocket, maybe, if I don’t want to carry a wallet. But this has me baffled.

The photo is better on the old one, though, so back in my wallet it goes.

This post originally appeared on ourMidland.com, the online home of the Midland (MI) Daily News. Republished with permission.

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