Lofty reminisces on the beginnings of his relationship with Lydia Cory that took place in a restaurant in Florida called the Fillet and Claw where Lydia waited table and Lofty washed dishes. Freddie the waiter figures prominently. Lydia's shenanigans and her popularity with diners figure also. Same Lydia and Lofty sketched in "Lydia: An Introduction" and "Lofty: An Introduction" and "Lydia Lofty Hughie & Rustin." "Recollection: story also stands on its own but why not take time to read the aforementioned titles? Further information about Lydia and Lofty here as well as the debut of other characters. This is the second piece crafted from a 9,600 word story accepted by Typeface a couple of years ago then abruptly scuttled two weeks later. One more story is on deck. "Lofty: A Recollection was previously published by Wink: Writers in the Know. The title in that publication was "Candy, Saints and Shrimp."