"What are you doing?" He lifted his head and grinned. "Waiting for this moment." "What moment?" "The moment when you come home from school and I tell you that we're going on a hike." Gail inhaled, a small smile playing on her lips. "Would this hike happen to be up some stairs?" Jeremy closed his mouth and jammed his tongue in his cheek, relishing the climax. Gail climbed up the steps, annoyed, "Yes or no?" He nodded. "Oh yeah."