The setting of this story takes place in Texas around noon, lunch time, when Sunny is coming home for lunch. Her mom is upstairs in her room asleep and she has not heard from her dad so she believes everything was good. A couple of days later, she decides to tell her mom and dad about the letter. She asks her mom first, but she would not wake up so she calls her dad. It takes him a while to get the phone because he has a hangover, but when she tells him about the letters he cannot believe it. Her mom invites Sunny’s dad to come see Jazz at her mother’s house where they had dinner.