The Umbrella Short Story Series

“The Umbrella Series” is a creative writing project Sandy began in 2011 to express her quirks about umbrellas and how she dislikes them.  Taking what she describes as a “silly pet peeve” into a deeper meaning by associating the hatred of umbrellas with experiences in a girl’s life growing up was both personal and semi-autobiographical

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The Broken Umbrella

A short story by Sandy Lo written May 2011 as part of “The Umbrella Series”.

It was pouring rain. The kind of rain you stare at from behind your front door; waiting, hoping it will taper off. DiDi waited a few minutes, but still the downpour pelted her house, and she could put off walking to the bus stop no more…