By Kristan Higgins
This capture of the day may be the dish of a life-time! First Date ? l. a. Maggie Take one lovelorn diner proprietor (me) A beneficiant supporting of nosy neighborhood gossips A dollop of envy at married sister's ideal existence a touch of divine intervention (my matchmaking priest) mix components with one lovable dog, upload a powerful yet silent lobsterman with a hidden center of gold . . . and watch the sparks fly.
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That sounds interesting,” I said, hoping he’d reiterate what it was he did for a living. He didn’t. The ding of the kitchen bell went off, and I excused myself, got Tim’s pancakes and brought them over. ” The scowls of my regulars were starting to register. “No, no, thank you ever so much, Maggie. ” Please, please don’t say you’re married. “I’m going back to Bangor, but on Saturday, I’ll be here for good. Do you happen to belong to St. ” he asked, stabbing a huge forkful of golden pancakes. ” I yelped.
You know, I’ve missed that one. But, hmm. Well. Interesting. ” He smiles condescendingly, and my desire to be home, fasting and watching TV, grows. “Some people do that, yes. But I have a more specialized talent, Maggie. ” “Wow. ” He must see the disbelief on my face, because he sits forward suddenly, staring at me intently. ” he asks. “Yes, we did,” I answer. ” I jump, startled. “Sorry,” he amends. “Just think of this pet. ” “Or her,” I add. “Whatever. ” A tickle of laughter wriggles in my stomach.
Georgie gets some help in the summer, when we hire a high school kid to deal with the light tourist business that makes it this far north. And there’s me, of course. I cook the daily specials, do all the baking, wait tables, balance the books, maintain the inventory and keep the place clean. Our final, though unofficial, employee is Colonel. My dog. My buddy. My precious boy. ” I ask him. “Huh, Colonel McKissy? ” His tail thumps at my idiot talk, but he knows not to leave his place behind the register.