Charles was wading in water on a summer afternoon, with thoughts keeping him company, when a boat at a distance caught his attention.
After focusing hard, he realized that the yellow boat was drifting towards the shore with no anchor. Curious, he started walking towards the riverside, and waited patiently for it to arrive.
Just then he jumped in fear, as he heard a loud bang.
He turned towards that direction, to see fireworks in the sky and a group of known faces appear on the yellow boat in the river with joyful and perky birthday wishes for him.
In 99 words (no more, no less) include a yellow boat on a river.