“Come on Sissy! It’s going to be so cool,” Bubba begged.
“I said no. Now get your backpack you’re going to be late for school.”
“Please, I won’t ask for anything else all year! I promise!”
I kneeled down to his level.
“When I say no, I mean no. Not maybe, not yes, not even I’ll think about it. Do you understand?”
“But all of our friends are going!”
“Damon come on! I gotta get you guys to school!”
Damon scurried down the steps totting around his backpack that was a little too big for him. Though Bubba was trying to pout I ignored him. He’s not going to beg me to change my mind, when I say no, no means no.
Heading down the street, I checked my watch and I was going to be late for work.
“Just my luck.”
I picked up Damon and hoisted him up on my back, then grabbed Bubba