“It’s not his fault, man,” he explained. “The more nervous he gets, the more he tends to eat. It’s human nature.”
Becky rolled her eyes heavenward.
Yet what surprised them more was Diane.
Diane was picking up each candy wrapper along the way. She collected them and put them into her pocket.
“Whatcha doing that for, baby girl?” asked Logan at one point, as he stooped down and picked up one for her.
Mark’s ears reddened. Good point. Why was she doing that? The last thing he wanted to hear was all the kids in school teasing Diane about her scavenging habit.