Temping as a Quality Inspector for a large plastic and foam materials company. Toy Soldier Painter, semi-retired from Reenacting the US Civil War and American Revolution. Lovely wife and one grown son and a nearly grown daughter.
The Story ended here and I forgot about it. The waitress figure later became Greta Schultz ,
an employee of Mrs. Black who ran a chain of bars and restaurants in the Washington, Baltimore, and Richmond area.