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Lemonade Girls: The Show Must Go On

Sara Miriam Gross

The ants on the wooden bunkhouse floor were busy lapping up pink Popsicle puddles. There was a lot for them to enjoy on a day like that. The wilted campers held their half-melted treats weakly and yawned repeatedly, one after the other. “Isn’t it supposed to be cool in the mountains?” Dassi asked and then sighed. “I could have stayed in the city if I wanted to cook an egg on the sidewalk!”

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

It feels like the sky has a fever,” Chavi mused, and then dashed to fetch her sketchbook to capture the feeling with her colored charcoal pencils. “Listen, it was nice of Ruchama to let us skip exercise classes during this heat wave. Now it’s up to us to figure out how to fill the time. I bet we can come up with dozens of other activities,” Devorah challenged them, “and after we do, I’m going to give each one of you credit in my Secret Book of Lists.” “Um, Devorah,” Shiffy whispered into her ear, “If it’s such a secret, how come you keep on telling us about it?” “So far I’ve only shared my secret lists with my friends,” Devorah answered proudly and loudly, causing Shiffy to shuffle backward. “But one day, b’ezras Hashem, I’m going to publish it. Then you’ll all be happy to see your names in it.”

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