The group stood waiting for the table to be cleaned.
She was busy doing quick calculations. If she takes the chair in the far corner, she might be isolated from the group and miss out the fun gossip. If she sits in the middle, the kids might sit one on each side and she would end up handling both kids - holding their juices in each hand and get to sip her drink only if she bent and drank from the straw without holding the glass.
If she takes this corner, someone might ask her to shift inside so that (s)h could occupy the corner seat.
So she waited for atleast one or two people to make their decisions and start sitting so that she could take the most appropriate seat.
Looks like she is going to lose the game again.
One couple sat next to each other. The hubby moved to the opposite side and one of the kids occupied the seat next to him.
Looks like she will have generations X & Generation Next for company yet again.
Before anybody could get settled, she blurted out to her husband-
Sit next to me, I might just get jealous of the other couple sitting together romantically.