Ashlee Sisson Engl302: Prose Sec1 Journal 4 You come home late at night, after a hard day. The message light on the answering machine is blinking. You press play and listen. Choose one of the following messages as your starting point: * This is Virginia Highway Patrolman Bill Jenkins. There has been an accident. Wow, that was the longest day of work ever. Everything that could go wrong went wrong. Whether it was a bloody nose or a fight in the hallway there was always something to do. I swear the profession of teaching sounded much more fun at the age of 19 when all I thought about was the summers off. As I go into the living room I notice the blinking light on the answering machine. That’s weird. No one ever calls the house phone, it must be a telemarketer. As I press the play button I hear a deep voice say, “This is Virginia Highway Patrolman Bill Jenkins. There has been an accident. Please call back at your earliest convenience.” And I thought nothing else could make this day worse? Who was I kidding? Before I dial the number I
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