"What are.. you asking?" Ducky studied Xander's sad face.
"Nothing, I guess." Xander could only mutter, as if he was sick of everything. Perhaps a good rest would help.
"You know, we.." There was the Joey matter to consider. He was just an overgrown teenager who seldom thought to worry of anything. "On the bright side, Jamie seems to be doing OK."
Once a week, his brother came with his girlfriend to dinner. They did their laundry and talked about their quirky neighbors. He guessed that was working out.
"I'm just not sure, we could..handle something, like this boy-"
"Well, maybe if, you met him." Xander's face lit up when he spoke of him.
Ducky sighed as he went to get more coffee in the kitchen.
"Look, I always thought, you would want to adopt a baby..." Their was worry about Corina. He knew Xander took her to the clinic for a checkup. Luckily, she wasn't pregnant, but that was last month. This month could be different.
All this clutter in their lives could give one a headache.
"I'll make some phone calls. I'll see what we can do." Ducky winced, hoping this tween had a family somewhere who would welcome him, but if not..well...