- 3 -© 2011 Jason D. McIntosh
JILLIANThat was the Research Center. Molly can’t cover it for me. I have to go intomorrow.Jillian strides across the living room to the kitchen to kneel in front of a disappointedEmily. Jillian reaches out a hand and tenderly caresses Emily’s sad face.JILLIAN
I’m sorry sweetie…give Grandpa a kiss for me, k?EMILY
(brightening a little at mommy’s touch)
Okay.Emily wraps her arms around her mother’s neck. After the embrace, Jillian stands up togive Thomas a hug and kiss goodbye.JILLIANIf I can get away I will…I promise…You’d better get going.THOMASWe can stay…maybe we can do this next weekend, or…JILLIAN No, that’s okay…you go ahead.
Just tell them I’m sorry.Jillian gives Thomas one more big hug and an endearing kiss.JILLIAN
I love you.THOMAS
(returning the kiss)
I love you back.Emily, still holding her father’s hand looks up at the two and rolls her eyes. Thomas andJillian catch the look and laugh.THOMAS
!Thomas scoops Emily up in one arm and grabs the last suitcase in his free hand.