His Best Mechanic

“We’ll have your car ready by five,” Mr. Brown promised.  “She’s a beaut.”  His gaze ran admiringly over the sleek Bentley. “Thanks.  I’ve had her for ten years.  It’s my first time bringing her in for service.” “She’s in good hands.” “I’ll be back at five.” “Wow.  She’s purring like a cat.  Thank you, Sir.”… Read More His Best Mechanic

The New Wife

Everyone tells me that I ought to let go of my antipathy for my ex-husband’s new wife but I just can’t.  She’s everything I’m not—young, beautiful, glamorous and slim. 30 Words This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.

The Dream

When I was a kid, I didn’t play much with my friends because I wasn’t any good at physical activities.  I hated going to gym because the kids made fun of me.  Then, one night I dreamt that I was an amateur athlete eligible for the Olympics.  That dream came true. 51 Words This was… Read More The Dream

Running Into Ajax

Alexi and Gerrard were walking through the plaza, arms linked when they ran into Ajax. “Hey, bro, what’s up?” Gerrard greeted him. “Nothing much.”  He looked at Alexi, his expression glacial. “Hi, Ajax.” “Hi.” Gerrard’s cell rang.  “Excuse me.”  He walked away. “I thought you two were just friends.” “We are.” “I hope so.” “Why?”… Read More Running Into Ajax