Neanderdad concentrated so hard that his brow ached. He knew his attention had a tendency to drift, but he was alone today with the girl and he wanted to stay in the moment. He wanted her to know that she was his sole focus. That she was loved. The only distraction in the dwelling was the dog, who had tried to insert himself in their play several times. Neanderdad pushed the beast away.
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