My mom smiles more. “You’re not even my daughter. You’re just an orphan. An orphan that my husband adopted. The only reason I didn’t kill you before is because he loved you. Well, he’s dead now. So I guess there’s no more need for you to be here. Isn’t that right, dearie?”
“Never that momma.” He says kissing her cheeks. Momma E turns to me, smiling to me as she came closer hugging me like I was one of her own.
Mrs. Rowe shrugged. “I guess. I like to think we have a pretty good relationship.” Jane thought of her own mother and smiled bitterly. Mrs. Rowe seemed to notice Jane’s preoccupation and changed the subject. “Thank you for staying after to work with her. I’m sure that budget hoarding Li isn’t paying you for it.”
“I told you no already, just go inside and stay with your Dad. I’m going to the store to get emergency supplies for the hurricane. When I come back, I hope you thought about your attitude towards me.”
“If you mean your dad, then you wasted four years. He doesn 't know how to have fun.”