Nicholas opened the gate of the white picket fence and walked in to see the Creator raking the front yard leaves into a big pile.
" Good afternoon Nicholas" he said with a big smile as he kept raking. He opened a grass clipping bag to put the leaves in. " Can you hold this open while I put these leaves in".
" Sure" Nicholas replied as he held the bag open and yawned a little. " Sorry I just woke up".
" Excuse me for a moment" he said as he put the rake on the ground. " I need to go inside and get a couple of letters to put in the mailbox". He came back out, put the letters in the brown colored mailbox and put up the flag.
" How did you do taking tests in school?" the Creator asked as he and Nicholas finished filling up the bag with leaves and he put the bag by the curb to be picked up.
" I was terrible at tests" he replied with a frown as he remembered his school days. " I hated taking them".
" I'm always testing you" the Creator said as he unplugged a long green garden hose and took it into the garage to store it.
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