It was 6 p.m., and I was about to leave the coin laundry where I was employed.
boss called me over and asked if I would mind dropping off someone's laundry on
my way home. "It's for my cousin," she said, "who is eight
months pregnant and can't get out much anymore."
I cheerfully agreed and, driving to the address, knocked at the door. A little
girl, the sister-to-be, answered.
"Hi, there," I said with a big smile. "Is your mommy home?"
Holding up the white bundle of clothes, I explained, "I have a delivery
The child's mouth dropped, and her eyes went wide.
"Mom!" she shrieked,
"come quick! It's the stork!"