Yesterday Seymour stopped in at the local second-hand shop to see what they had for sale. I couldn’t believe what he found:
At first glance, it looks like an ordinary puzzle. At first glance, I was unimpressed. But then he turned the box over:
This was an anniversary gift for my grandparents. I didn’t remember it, which is unremarkable since I was six in 1990, but there’s no mistaking my grandmother’s handwriting. What are the odds that Seymour would stop in the day they had this puzzle out for sale, and that he would find it?
Apparently the cashier was unimpressed by the amazingness of this coincidence. It appears that my grandparents donated the puzzle to the local library once they finished it, which I suppose explains how it eventually ended up at the second-hand shop. I wonder if it still has all one thousand pieces…
Have you ever experienced a coincidence like this? Tell me all about it in the comments! 🙂
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