Raccoon pulled handfuls of the tall grass and threw them into the air, watching the blades flutter back to the ground. Owl tossed small stones into the river, listening to the plunk as they hit the surface.
It was hot and muggy and they had little energy. The river rushed by. The current was too strong and the water still too cold for swimming.
They sat there, doing nothing, their shirts sticking to their backs. Crickets chirped and bees buzzed. Every now and then, one would look to the other and hoped the other came up with something to do.