lefty, what a wonderful meal that must have been! Slow or not, I'm sure you enjoyed it.
dori, you may not have ever had children, but you're a great "mom" just the same. I believe that people have to be good persons before they could ever be good moms...no matter what.
My husband and I went out for breakfast this morning at one of our favorite restaurants. My granddaughter was supposed to have been there with her father, after having gone to a George Jones concert last evening at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds. (Concerts like that aren't for me...I"m not a country music fan at all!) We were hoping to see her, but her dad explained to us that she was "sleeping in" due to her getting to bed so late. We chatted with our former son-in-law for a few minutes, and then went to our table and had a marvelous meal.
When we got up to leave, the waitress said that our former son-in-law, who had left a few minutes before, had already paid for our breakfasts as a Mother's Day gift to us. That was very nice of him, and a very pleasant surprise for me!