the pearl

Surprisingly Competent

Cougar followed the singing.

“Nerd girl I don't deserve you...I don't get the references you refer to...”

He found Jensen in the kitchen, the baby in one arm, preparing a bottle in the other. “I love your lipsmackers and your lack of perfume...” he crooned to the baby.

As Cougar walked in, Jensen looked up. “Hey,” he said, smiling. He looked back down at the baby. “I know Jess asked you to babysit Emma and me, but I'm doing all right. See?”

“Yes,” Cougar said, moving to wrap an arm around him. “You are.”

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