Unconsciously, I snoozed as well and was quickened awake by my sister, "POOKIE! Mommy & Daddy home!" Jumping up, I shook Lyle and told him my parents were home and he had to go. Scared, he paced quickly while I frantically tried to get the tape out of the VCR and back into the drawer.
Car door: BOOM!
Another car door: BOOM!
Voices! I hear my parent’s muffled voices!
(Taken from "Freshman Year," a chapter in the next installment of the "My Heart Speaks..." series, "My Heart Speaks...of Boys and a Girl.")