I have been avoiding eating there

Because it's not the same, of course, without Daddy.
It's not the same and it's not even an acceptable kind of different.

But I think it makes my mother happy to open her home, and it makes me happy that my home stays relatively neat for a few hours.

So everybody wins.
I should have let her reimburse us for supper, but I ummed and whatever about the price because honestly, $30-40 for some slicey meats is a drop in the bucket compared to what I'll need to fix these people's car tomorrow.

I am so sad and frightened.


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