“It was a dark and stormy night,” Leigh started in her worst Dracula impression.

“Oh don’t scare him!” Jen interrupted sweeping into the kitchen. Under her breath, she muttered, “I hate spooky season.”
“He doesn’t understand anything I’m saying.” Pointing to the almost 3-year-old, Leigh scoops the boy up into her arms.

“He understands more than you think. Don’t underestimate kids — right Henry?”

As much as Jen loved her wife, she couldn’t get behind Leigh’s love of Halloween. This was probably because she had to read and research real-life bad guys, as a journalist covering the crime beat in…

Julia Kennedy

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