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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