Now that She’s Six: Loyalty vs. Comedy

They look from the steps down the block.

“Did you bring Gran?”

June says Gran because that’s the main character.

They are reading The Lifters by Dave Eggers. They both love it.

“I didn’t. I thought the bus would come right away.  I didn’t go to the bathroom either.  I might pee my pants.”

June throws her head back and shows her teeth. McCormick thinks camp teaches her that laugh. Money well spent.

“Are you rooting for me?”

“Not sure.”

laughing emotional expression

“What?”

“Well, you are my lovey Daddy, but if you did pee your pants, that would be a great story…”