There was no reply this time.
Cordy pursed her lips and turned toward Richard. “Your daddy is working overtime tonight. Would you like to come home with me?”
“Okay!” Richard actually appeared excited. “I would like to visit your home, Mommy
Cordy smiled and patted his little head adoringly.
Arriving home, she put on a cartoon for him while wondering what to cook for dinner
Although she had lived abroad for years, she was too busy trying to earn a living to cook for herself. It was beef jerky when she did not have money, and takeout when she did.
And after thinking about it, she decided on takeout–she would not have to worry about the food either when it was from an expensive restaurant
She sat beside Richard, making her orders solemnly
“Can I change the channel, Mommy?” Richard asked just then.
“Sure,” she said, and pointed at the remote lying just ahead.
Richard picked it up and started switching the channels, while Cordy continued to swipe through takeout
before she finally put away her phone and saw that Richard had tuned in to a science channel, which was
that, Dicky?” she
Richard replied, as if it was only
that was that.
had dinner together
meal and even helping Cordy clean up the table afterwards. He then
suddenly exclaimed, pointing at the star actress making an appearance on the show
asked offhandedly. “Do you
good eye,” Cordy said–Zoe was certainly beautiful, and
Is that so?”
Richard nodded confidently.
yawn, Cordy could not
a bath, and I’ll be there soon to take
had this feeling as if she had been