She licked her lips humming merrily to herself. Josh stared at her with dull eyes looking as though he were about to fall asleep.
“Janet, it’s one in the morning. Don’t you think you should come to bed now?” he asked leaning against the doorway.
Janet jumped, snapping her head towards the sound of her husband’s voice. “Oh, hi!” she greeted cheerfully.
Josh rubbed his eyes with the back of his hand.
“Why haven’t I ever had this stuff before? I love it. I absolutely love it! I can’t believe that I’m in my 30s and I have never had this before! Why are you just introducing it to me now? And thank you so much for introducing me to this stuff! This is a life saver, it really is. I am never going to wake up in the morning tired ever again!” Janet rambled giggling.
“You’re never going to go to sleep, either…” Josh muttered.
“My parents would never let me have this stuff when I was a kid. Or even when I was a young adult. They said that it was bad for me and I believed them. It probably is, who cares? I love!” Janet squealed.
Josh sighed. He walked over to her taking the half-full mug out of her hands. “No more coffee for you…”
Janet watched him place her mug in the sink with sad eyes. “But… but…”
“You can have another cup in the morning. Come to bed.” Josh stretched out his arm lazily. If his wife wasn’t so loud, he would have fallen asleep right on his feet.
“Oh!” Janet leaped out of her seat. “We should have a pillow fight!” she dashed out of the kitchen, down the hall, and disappeared into their bedroom.
“On second thought,” Josh groaned walking in the opposite direction, “I’m sleeping on the couch…”