She had been following him for an hour, following his cruiser as he made his way through the busy night traffic. He had acted aloof at the start of the year, giving her a hint that something was amiss.
Then, in the middle of the night, he received a phone call and ran out of bed. She didn't know what it was about, but she was certain it wasn't work-related.
No one told her a baby would be the outcome.