(The house: a rustic main room in good taste. Nature is all around, almost as if the wooden walls of the house are part of the natural world. On stage left, Annie begins to construct the frog pond. In the house, stage right, John sits in the large chair, reading Rebecca’s lecture. Rebecca is in the kitchen finishing the dishes.)
It was cornstarch.
What if you had a weak heart?
REBECCA (enters, dish towel in hand)
I don’t have a weak heart.