Crazy woman... he thinks to himself.
Holding on to the railing he tackles the stairs like a child, resting on each step with each foot before proceeding to the next.
I can't believe I am trying to sneak to Miami when I can hardly walk. What am I thinking?
He hears a loud sound from outside and he realizes it's a loudspeaker.
The cops! He thinks as he looks at the window between first and second floors.
"Jesse!" he calls. "Let's listen to see what they say!"