Young at Heart

The limousine drove us to the River Club in Haverstraw where we were seated by the window watching waves beat against rocks as a storm brewed. Me dressed in sweats from rehab and my companion is treated like royalty in this fancy place. Before I unfolded  my cloth napkin, steaming noodle soup appeared like magic.

“Do you enjoy games then?” his blue eyes twinkled with mischief, “like Getting to Know You game.” “You see, I spotted you across a crowded room.”

“We’ve wasted all this time checking each other out when we could have been, I  don’t know, uh, going to the movies or. . .”

“Cuddling up by the fire.”

I laughed almost choking on the noodles gone cold.

A commotion disturbed the peaceful dining room as twin girl raced toward our table calling, “Grumpy, Grumpy.”

His daughter Karen stalked toward the table ignoring me despite Collin’s introduction.

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38 thoughts on “Young at Heart

  1. Ah, the rude daughter conundrum. Yikes. It will be interesting to see how they both respond to that. It will reveal a lot about their relationship and set the tone for where/if it goes on from here. Nice cliff hanger.

  2. Sorry to be so late in commenting! A nice little moment for them, getting to know each other and then the family breaks into the scene – I love the way you develop these stories. So true to life. HUGS, my friend.

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