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20. Don’t Be Late
He was late. He was always late. Why
time always go so fast? Time always went
fast. He looked at his watch. He looked
the clock on the wall. They both said
:10. He had to leave in 10 minutes. But
he had to shave. Then he had to
his teeth. Then he had to get dressed.
took time. Brushing his teeth took time. Getting
took time. But he had only 10 minutes.
he turned off the TV. He turned off
radio, too. He turned off the table lamp.
went into the bathroom. He shaved. He brushed
teeth. He went into his bedroom. He got
. He looked at his watch. He looked at
clock on the wall. They both said 6:25.
had to hurry. He went out to his
. He drove fast. He slowed down at a
sign. A cop saw him. The cop wrote
a ticket. “Why didn’t you stop at the
sign?” the cop asked. “But officer, I was
a hurry,” he said. The cop gave him
ticket. The cop said, “Leave home earlier next