Fortunately, she didn't actually say it out loud. The rock had a tendency to cause people to voice their wishes and thoughts out loud, but this time Jon had narrowly dodged the bullet.
She mused more on the subject of Jon. Jon was basically a good boy. He seemed to take her for granted often enough. It wasn't easy being a single parent. He simply didn't seem to understand what she did for him.
He was lucky. She worked hard, gave him a good life...he always had clothes and his back and food in his stomach.
"She is such a nice girl," she repeated to herself. "I wish they were more than just friends..."