It was late afternoon and time to attach the sprinkler to the hose. I searched the darkening sky, and I asked Sara (age 10) and Grace (age 12), “Do you think it will rain?” They laughed. Within 10 minutes, the sky had opened, and I crossed another item off the Saturday list.
About Jane Kokernak
Jane teaches in MIT's Writing Across the Curriculum program and lives with her family + dog near Boston. She also writes nonfiction, gardens, makes things, and putters around. Leaf Stitch Word is her personal blog. You're invited to comment on posts or send e-mail to jane dot kokernak @ gmail dot com.
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