“It’s not what you think.”
“Oh yeah? I saw you two together!”
April sighed, put on her new spring coat, the shiny pink one with black polka dots and matching pink and black rain hat, and started for the door. May wouldn’t let her alone.
“You and March were at the mall. I saw you.”
“April spun around, glared at May and said, “You have to ruin everything.”
“Yes, I guess I do. You two go have fun. I’ll leave tonight after work at the calendar factory,” May said.
“You don’t know, do you?”
“It’s a surprise party. It WAS a surprise party. All the months were meeting to make your birthday cake, and then we were going to invite Mom and Pop Time to the park for hot dogs and hamburgers. March and I were buying decorations.”