The jet lag begins to hit me, so I call it a day and head home. I don’t get a response from Heidi about picking up the kids, so I drive to the school. I see Heidi pulling out of the parking lot when I get there. I call her. “Hi honey, I’m right behind you. Didn’t you get my message that I could pick up the kids? You could have stayed longer at the office for this case of yours.”
“That’s not necessary anymore,” Heidi says in a flat voice.
“Why, what happened?”
“Tell you later,” Heidi says and hangs up.
When I get home, the kids jump out and hug ...