Forever Mastadon ~ Episode 65
…Would you like to come over and talk about life for a while?…
“I’ll have the mousse, thank you,” she had not planned on topping off her meal with a treat, but what the hell.
Fanny returns from the kitchen with an impressive pile of chocolate heaven x3, in a colorful bowl and places it in front of her, while removing the apron that had been protecting her white tuxedo blouse from Veal Florentine and Flounder Alfredo, “Here you go, enjoy. I can take your tab.”
Handing her a twenty the overtly curious customer asks, “Are you done for the afternoon?”
“Yeah, it has been a long day.”
“I cannot possibly finish this by myself, would you like to share?” In a world of filled with possibilities, this woman’s brain seldom rests.
“Sure,” she responds instinctively, “I’ll get your change.”
Upon returning with one ten, one five and a nickel, Fanny sits opposite Constance and picks up a spoon. “I’ve always loved this stuff.”
Constance is impressed with how casually friendly this gal is. The ease at which she carries on a conversation is so refreshing; it’s like they’ve known each other for years and it goes on for longer than it takes for the chocolate creation to collapse into the recesses of her satisfied gut.
“Here are your tips Miss Renwick, were you going to leave them for me?” Yancy is politely trying to free up a primo table for the Friday dinner hour.
“Will you look at the time, thank you sir?” She pockets wads of mostly singles and gads of quarters and gets up to head for the door.
Constance thinks on the fly, quickly as not to lose contact with Fanny, at least not so abruptly. “I have an apartment over east of State St., would you like to come over and talk about life for a while?”