The county fair wrapped up recently in my part of the Buckeye State, so when I scrolled onto this photo, I was intrigued. The young man is upset and thinking something over. What’s the plot behind this face?
The music blaring from the speakers on the midway grows faint as I watch them. Tyler is almost a coat for Addie. He’s hanging all over her. She seems to like it. I think.
She sets aside the BB gun, and smiling, moves away from the game, weaving through a group of middle school kids.
Tyler drapes his thick arm across her thin shoulders. Addie giggles.
But is it because she likes it or because she doesn’t? How can a guy tell?
They stroll behind the Ferris wheel.
“Andy.” My little sister tugs on my arm. “We want more money for tickets.”
“Here.” I pull every bill from my wallet. “When you and Mark are done, wait by the bumper cars for me.”
“Where are you going?” asks Mark.
I point at the Ferris wheel and head for it, breaking into a jog.
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