I memorized a childrens book when I was in 1st grade.
Don't know how it is still in my memory banks after all these years when I can't even recall what I ate yesterday.
Fortunately, one day Ned got a letter that said: “Please come to a surprise party.
Unfortunately, The party was in Florida, and he was in NY.
Fortunately, his friend loaned him an airplane.
Unfortunately, the motor exploded.
Fortunately, there was a parachute on the airplane.
Unfortunately, there was a hole in a parachute.
Fortunately, there was a haystack on the ground.
Unfortunately, there was a pitchfork in the haystack.
Fortunately, he missed the pitchfork.
Unfortunately, he missed the haystack.
Fortunately, he landed in water.
Unfortunately, there were sharks in the water.
Fortunately, he could swim.
Unfortunately, there were tigers on the land.
Fortunately, he could run.
Unfortunately, he ran into a deep dark cave.
Fortunately, he could dig.
Unfortunately, he dug himself into a fancy ballroom.
Fortunately, there was a surprise party going on.
And fortunately, the party was for him.
Because, fortunately, it was his birthday.