Thank the Rain – Chapter 1

It started off innocently enough.  I was driving from my mother’s house to get back to where I live so I could get ready for work.  I stopped at the light coming out of her neighborhood and saw a girl standing in the rain at the bus stop.  It was “my” bus stop – the same one I had stood at for four years of High School. The girl had no umbrella and the rain was steadily soaking her.  She