Wonderboy sees that his baby sister has spit up a little, so he trots off to find a burp cloth. He brings it to her, dabs her mouth, then touches his free hand to her chin, flat-palmed, and pulls the hand out and away—helping her sign “thank you.”
“Hank oo,” he says, in case I missed it.
I’m glad I didn’t.
I’m Very Considerate That Way
From the Drafts File
I Try Not to Resent the Fact that He’s Funnier Than I Am
Letters from Thailand: the Second