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USA | Sunday, 23 July 2017 | Views [370]

Whilst traveling I lost my phone. I had became aware of the fact when we were in the car. 5 of us traveling south in Iowa USA. First thought was where had I used it last. It was the motorcycle museum we had visited an hour or so back. I searched where I was sitting . My sister and I searched my bag. No luck. I was VERY panicky. My other half started saying all the bad things that could happen as a result of someone finding my phone which made me angry and I yelled at him to be quiet. 

I could only assume I had put it down somewhere at the museum. We found the museum phone number and asked them to look for it. I became very angry and upset with myself.  I was sure, although I could think of no reason for my putting my phone down anywhere, that that was what I had done. 

Why was I so sure of that scenario?  As I grow older it's not that I am getting forgetful but let's say I have mastered the art of concentrating only on one thing and letting go of any other occupation I may have had. So I could fully imagine I had put my phone down then another task had distracted me.

Instead of taking a breath and thinking logically my first instinct was to assume the worst. I didn't trust myself enough. You would think that age would grant me wisdom. 

The phone was found by my sister  (finder of all lost articles ) down the side of my seat and almost invisible and I was left to reflect on my behaviour. . . . . 

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