I stare out the window, willing her to appear.
What is taking her so long? Stuck in traffic? Flat tire? Grisly accident?
No. I won’t think the worst this time.
At last, headlights in the driveway.
Before she can knock, I wrench the door open and snatch the DoorDash bag.
Jennifer Metcalf lives in New Hampshire and has written stories, articles, and poems for several children’s magazines. She is currently working on a humorous novel for women about the trials of being a stay-at-home mom.