It's Catching

“Why don’t you come to Tai Chi with me instead? It’ll be fun, I promise.” Steven stuck out his lip and pouted. “Pleassseee?”

Cassandra felt her stern face begin to crack and quickly looked away. “I don’t know-“

“Oh come on!”

Cassandra snuck another look at Steven’s ridiculous “begging face” and felt her defenses fall. “Ok.”

“Yes!” Steven performed a quick fist pump and pressed the button for the elevator again. As they stood waiting for it, Cassandra looked at Steven and let out the smallest of smiles. It wasn’t as big and bright as Steven’s Cheshire grin, but it was pretty good for a Monday at seven AM.

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