Bear of a Kid
by Joseph Edwin Haeger
“Of course we’ll think it’s cute,” he said, taking a long sip of his lite beer. The suds washed down a piece of steak.
“What?” He took another bite of steak, then took another swig a beer, letting the two sit in his mouth.
“You said ‘it.’ It is a she. You’d better get used to that quick. She’s going to be here any day.”
He swallowed the mixture in his mouth and breathed in. A smile spread across his face.