|It was Marcus.
“I’ve made some changes to my rain machine. Now it’s a rain and snow machine,” explained Mary. “I want it to snow tonight, so tomorrow we can play outside in it.”
“Does it work?” questioned Marcus.
“I don’t know. I was just going out to test it,” responded Mary.
“May I come with you?” Marcus begged, while at the same time Mary asked, “Do you want to come with me?
They burst out laughing, and Mary
responded, “Well, then, come along quietly. Let’s put on our coats and go into the back yard.”
Outside the stars hung in the black sky.