If you missed Part one yesterday, just click on this link.The Clue of the Seagulls
“We got to go back to the bungalow, I want to take a closer look at something.” Frank said, as he started walking back at a quick pace.
George tried to keep up, wondering what it was that had Frank so excited. He looked back at the seagulls. With the way Frank was acting, perhaps he understood seagull speech after all. maybe the seagulls had been talking about the jewels to each other. OH, Now he must be crazy! Seagulls talking about jewels? He shook his head and started to jog to get caught up to Frank.
Frank entered the bungalow ahead of him and yelled to George to follow him to the study upstairs. George walked up the spiral staircase into the study. Frank was staring at the floor.
“I can’t believe how something was right in front of my face and I didn’t even take notice of it!” Frank said. He bent down to look closer at the floor. “Do you see it George?”
“See what? I see the moon, which is very well done! I am starting to think that perhaps I should have my house redecorated with Mosaic tiles like these. The turtle downstairs, and now a night scene up here with a shining moon. The moon really does shine too!
“Look closely George. Look how some pieces really sparkle!”
“They sure do and its all very nice, but I am still a little confused. I thought you had a clue about solving the mystery of the missing jewels.”
Frank smiled broadly. “Don’t you see it, this house is full of all the clues we need!”
“Did you take notice of the tile in the bathroom?” Frank asked.
“Oh yes, the one with the sand dollars and some real shiny blue….”
Frank saw George’s face light up as the truth hit him.
“We found them! The missing jewels. Oh Josie will be so happy when we let her know that we found her grandmother’s jewels. She was sure that they had been stolen, but now what her grandmother wrote in her final message to Jodi, before she died, makes sense. It said to look to the moon and don’t miss what is right in front of you, there are always treasures to be found by the sea.”
“This is cause for a celebration! Supper is on me!” Frank said.
“My stomach is very glad to hear that, but I have one question. How is it that you were sitting in your chair watching the seagull in front of you. Then it walks away talking to another seagull and suddenly you spring out of your chair. What triggered your thought to go take a closer look at the tile of the moon?”
Frank’s eyes gleamed, “Well that is simple, the seagulls told me. Now where would you like to go for supper?”
“Of course! The seagulls told you, What was I thinking?”
Frank laughed as they walked to the car.