It's one of those days. The washer's on the fritz. The milk's gone sour. And her little boy's found something he needs to show her. Right now. Because it's important.
When she finally lowers her hands, the first thing she sees is her son, hovering nearby, half hidden by John's recliner. He's rubbing his lips with the knuckle of his right thumb. They've taught him not to suck his thumb, told him that big boys don't do that, but he's still tempted, now and then.
CHARACTERS: Mary, wee!Dean
LENGTH: 998 words
( Wish Book )