Umbrella Crazy by Teresa Smeigh December 2015
The lady with the pink umbrella walked that route twice a day going to work and always carried an umbrella no matter what the whether really was outside. We always assumed she was always afraid of getting wet. It didn’t rain every day.
We kids thought it was hilarious to see a woman carrying an open pink umbrella on dry, sunny days. It became the talk of the town. People were afraid to approach her to ask her why she did that.
One day the lady got to the end of the lane and the children that were watching, heard her speak and then she and the umbrella began to rise and she took off and headed towards the woods rather than to the town where it was assumed she lived.
The children watched and she just disappeared over the range of trees.
The author is probably crazy too.