It was a warm sunny day, the kind of day you'd like to sit back, drink lemonade, and try to get a tan by the ocean's waves. The breeze was light and the sky was blue. It was a good day. I however, had business to take care of.
I sat alone in my sandbox, waiting. Waiting for my best friend like I did every afternoon. Today, our mission was to build the biggest sand castle anyone on our entire block had ever seen. Within minutes, I saw the shadow of a girl wander into my backyard. I turned around and glanced at my best friend, Hollie. She had her hands behind her back, and there were tears streaming down her face.
"What's wrong?" I called as I slid out of the sandbox and ran toward her.
As soon as I reached her, her crying got worse. I immediately wrapped my arms around her and embraced her in a hug as best as I could.
"Get off me," she mumbled.
I nodded, deciding it was best to give her space. She led me to the sandbox and we sat along the edge. She ran her hands through t