The Forgotten Umbrella

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The Borrowed Umbrella

4th Story in The Umbrella Series, Dee Dee’s borrowed umbrella turns into disaster.

The Umbrella Series is an array of vignettes with Dee Dee as their main character.  She’s a stubborn, umbrella hating dreamer who doesn’t mind a little rain.  Based off of real life events in the author’s life, Sandy Lo reflects on her hatred of umbrellas and wonders if that disgust has a deeper meaning.


December in Manhattan is always bitter and hectic. Dee Dee ventured into the city anyhow, along with her eldest sister, CeCe. They took the express bus from Staten Island.


The weather, according to CeCe, who checked things such as traffic and news regularly, suspected an early evening drizzle.… Read more