"Where are you going?"
"To spend a penny"
"Don't do that. Your meal will get cold".
"No it won't and I'll enjoy it all the more for being comfortable."
And off she stumps. "Don't wait your lunch for me," she says- graciously.
"I have no intention to" I say severely.
Sometimes she wins these little tussles and sometimes I do. I like to think I win the important ones.