Normally, a person calls or texted me to notify me of their lost item of value. Monday, I received a Facebook Message at around 4:55 in the morning. The person, Annalise, said that her sister had lost and engagement ring and a ruby ring in Corolla. They had left on Sunday and returned to Connecticut after spending the entire afternoon looking for the rings on the beach.
I get up early so shortly after 6 am I sent Annalise a message back and said that I would be glad to look for it. I headed up to Corolla thinking that she would answer soon. She did not so I stopped at the first place that met the description of the beach she described. I spent two hours looking but I did not find the lost rings.
At around 8:50 Annalise called and told me the access where the rings had been lost, however, she was not sure where. They had walked from a parking area and had ended up on beach near the walkover.
I decided to start at the beach and made a Facetime call to Annalise. Asking lots of questions, I determined where they had been and the path they took to the beach. It was time to go to work. I know from experience how difficult it is to find items when the party has left. I prayed.
I fired up the D2 and began sweeping the likely area. Covering first the canopies that were set up on the spot before they were occupied, I got nothing. Then I started the areas behind them. Suddenly I got a good hit and a number signifying gold! It was the engagement ring. What is the chance that I could find the other? It was about a foot away. Beautiful!
I texted Annalise the song Miracles by Colton Dixon and a picture…the same picture below with me holding the rings.