Man of the House

Bed couple by ~Criswey via deviantART

Colt exhaled when it didn’t fall while Janie was looking at him.

She turned around after hearing Tyler cry. When she returned, she reported, “He can’t sleep. He’s still hungry.”

He breathed deeply and exhaled.

“Are you tired? Let’s just go to bed. I cleaned two houses today, and I had to walk all the way home from the grocers. I’m poofed. ” She turned the lights off, and embraced him.

He returned the embrace but turned away as the tear finally slid down his cheek. He shuddered.

“Tomorrow, I’ll pay for heating so you won’t get cold,” she murmured.

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