Nigel Tries to Move On

Nigel was going crazy. It had been weeks since he visited his uncle, Gideon and saw Ruth. She didn't call or text him and many times, he wanted to call or text her but he didn't. He didn't want to pressure her but it was hard. He thought about her all the time and longed …

Breakfast and Surfing

It was after 8 on Sunday morning when Ridge pulled on his robe and went into the kitchen. Danica was there fixing breakfast. Whatever she was making, it smelled really good. She turned as he walked in and smiled. "Good morning." "Good morning." He went over to the island counter and sat down. "That smells …

Ridge’s Arrangement with Danica

iStock Image Danica and Ridge were in the kitchen. He went there to put the take out food on the counter and she followed him. He turned to face her. "Dani, you can't stay here." "Why not?" Ridge ran his fingers through his hair. "You know why not." "No, I don't. Why don't you tell …

A Concerned Wife

“Doctor, I’m worried about Frank.” “Why are you worried?  He’s in perfect physical health.” “It’s his mental health that I’m concerned about.” “His mental health?” “I’m worried that he has apathy which could be a sign of Parkinson's or Alzheimer's.” 40 Words This was written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt Word Apathy. Source: WebMD

Ridge

He liked to come to this spot and swim. It was secluded and just a half hour drive from his condo. It was a hot but cloudy day. The sun stayed behind the clouds most of the time. He had come here after leaving the gym. It was the last Saturday in January. He thought …

In Turmoil

He emerged from the water after a long swim. The sun felt nice and warm on his back. He had been on the beach for most of the day. It was where he liked to go when he had a lot on his mind. And he had a lot on his mind right now. He …

He Found Grèce

It was the end of March. Three more months left and then, he would be returning to Hong Kong. He broke the surface of the water and ran his fingers through his hair, closing his eyes and sighing heavily. Why did he have to return to his life there when he longed to remain here? …

A Day to Remember

“Do you remember when this photo was taken?” Lupe asked Horatio. “Yes, I do.  It was taken on May 20, 2012.  I’ll always remember that date for two reasons.” “What are the two reasons?” “The first is I proposed to you and the second is you, who are normally loquacious, were at a loss of …

An Unwelcome Visit

PHOTO PROMPT © Na’ama Yehuda Laird was in the nursery setting up the washing machine for the baby when the doorbell rang.  He went to answer the door, grimacing when he saw Antonia standing there.  “What are you doing here?” he demanded. “I-I wanted to see you, Laird.” “Why?” “Are you alone?” “Yes.” Martina and …

An Agreement

Let the husband render to his wife the affection due her, and likewise also the wife to her husband.  The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. And likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.  Do not deprive one another except with consent for a time, …

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