By Jennifer Greene
Cupid is slightly cranky!
Eleven-year-old Charlene is no longer inspired with Merry, her new mother or father. basically the girl wishes a few significant assist in the parenting division. Their neighbor Jack may be the correct guy for the task -- however it does not glance as if the 2 grown-ups are ever going to party with no aid.
Jack acknowledges a short-distance runner whilst he sees one, and Merry suits the invoice. the beautiful occasion woman is so unprepared to take cost of the utterly fun-proof Charlene, he nearly feels sorry for her. virtually.
Merry has eventually chanced on anything worthy combating for. Now all she has to do is work out simply tips on how to struggle!
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And you did all this for a stranger? ” She looked at him, with a fresh bout of diamonds in her eyes. “Hell, I’m not trying to upset you more. ” “That may be, Merry. But that should have been her father’s problem. ” “Maybe so. But Charlie kind of made it my problem bynot handling it himself. After his divorce, he went to the trouble of making a will. That was when I knew him, when he was making that first will, trying to plan for Charlene in case something happened to him. ” “But itdoes. Because I can’t imagine abandoning a child to foster care if there’s any choice.
Besides which, girls in that preteen age were meaner than bobcats. Once Charlene disappeared inside and the school bell rang, though, Merry figured it was safe to go inside. She took a quick look around before aiming for the office. The principal turned out to be a woman, Mrs. Apple, a name that was distractingly appropriate because of the dark red color on her cheeks. Merry couldn’t fathom why the woman would have chosen such a wildly bright blusher, when it didn’t remotely go with her olive skin.
But Charlie kind of made it my problem bynot handling it himself. After his divorce, he went to the trouble of making a will. That was when I knew him, when he was making that first will, trying to plan for Charlene in case something happened to him. ” “But itdoes. Because I can’t imagine abandoning a child to foster care if there’s any choice. And Iam a choice. I’m free, no husband or kids, no ties, no job I couldn’t shake loose from. I love people and I love kids. And to tell you the truth, I just assumed that I’d love her, but…” She made an emotional gesture.