Danville was getting ready for Christmastime. Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, either holiday was fine. The snow last night wasn’t like the blizzard last year, but still, unlike the houses nearby, the Murphys household was covered in snow outside.
While helping his dad open the way, Milo Murphy had big plans for Christmas Day.
“Everyone deserves to be happy on Christmas. I wanna show my friends and acquaintances how much greater my life is with all of them!”
Milo had it all planned: a big party on Jefferson County Middle School gym, with streamers, bells, food and drinking. Just the thought of it made his eyes gleam.
“They’re all gonna love it! And I have the best people to help me fulfill this plan!”
It was a big project, one that would require more than two hands and a backpack full of tools and heavy objects. Last night, before the snow fell down, he told his friends Melissa, Zack and Amanda what the plan was about.
“Count me in.” Melissa said, tast