Photo prompt: © Dale Rogerson
It was better in the movie.
She’d slipped on the snow and had a wet imprint of her behind on her dress and a freezing spot in her lower back. His shoes got drenched when he’d stepped in a slush puddle, and generated awful squeaky sounds in every step. The benches needed deicing or they risked breaking their necks if they as much as tried to climb them, let alone jump around.
“I am sixteen, going on seventeen, and I’m going back inside,” she declared, teeth chattering.
“I am seventeen going on eighteen, and I’ll beat you to the house…”