231. How Johnny Met His Wife
Johnny has always loved taking long walks. He
close to Griffith Park in Los Angeles. The
is very beautiful. It has trees and winding
leading up to the hills where he could
lost for hours. Whenever he hiked up there,
always felt at peace with the world and
himself. It was his personal safe zone.
Johnny was hiking up a trail that he
not tried before, and soon he was lost.
Park is very large and people have been
up there in the past, but he knew
would find a way back. After about an
of walking around in circles, Johnny heard something
in the bushes. It scared him for a
, but he just kept walking.
It was starting
get dark and he began thinking that he
have to spend the night in a cave
under a rock or something. That was when
heard more noise coming from the trail. It
very loud. "Hey!" Johnny shouted. "What's out there?
away!" He was sure it was a coyote
maybe a mountain lion. He started looking for
to fight back with in case of an
. Johnny was in a full-panic and started shaking
as the noise got closer and closer. Just
he thought that an animal was going to
out of the bushes, he saw the most
girl he had ever seen in his life.
was tall and blonde and had long straight
and the first thing she said was "Are
It turned out her name was Sheila,
she was a park ranger. She told Johnny
she had seen him walk up the trail
, but did not see him come back down,
she decided to come up to see if
was okay. Johnny had never been so embarrassed
his life, but that was okay. The couple
up getting married a little more than a
after that. She saved Johnny's life that day,
more ways than one.