They’d saved for months for this Hawaii vacation. It was the middle of summer and should have been deliriously hot, a sexy, steamy paradise with an ocean available for cooling down. But there was an unprecedented snowstorm - and not just that, a snowstorm in August. The beach was covered with sugary snow rather than bleached sand.
Maya was undeterred. Grabbing a bucket lying around the beach house, she started digging. Liz had no choice but to join. After an hour of work, they were hot and sweaty. Maya spread out their towels, and they splayed out in the sun.