129. Problems at Home

Emily sat down on the sofa. She took her shoes. She put her feet on the table. She leaned back. She picked up the and turned on the TV. It was 6 ’clock. The news was on three channels. She didn’t to see the news. The news depressed her. was usually about accidents and murders. There was much bad news on the TV news. She a talk show to watch. It was Ellen. liked Ellen. Ellen was a comedian. She told jokes. She showed animals doing funny things. She expensive gifts to her fans occasionally. This show a rerun, because Ellen’s “live” show was usually at 4 o’clock. But that didn’t matter to . All she wanted to do was relax. Her was one problem after another. Her husband had lost his job. Her only child had dropped of high school. Even worse, he had left . He told his mom he would call from to time. But he hadn’t called in two . She was worried sick. She didn’t know where was. She didn’t know if he was dead alive. Her husband said she shouldn’t worry. He done the same thing when he was 17. when he found out that life on the wasn’t as easy as he thought it was, returned home and got his high school diploma.