When he finished the chores, he swallowed three aspirins and went outside to shovel the accumulating snow, hoping further activity might dissipate the anger he felt, not only at Shipton, but at himself for losing it in so public and childish manner.
Something Josh would have considered both childish and demeaning.
Some childish desire inside was disappointed that he didn't follow her.
That was one more thing Alex would find childish – her feelings about that room.
That's kind of childish, isn't it – for a woman my age?