Professor Rinaldi

"Are you orbiting Orion?" Professor Rinaldi asked Bryanna as she moved around the statue, studying it closely. She was a huge fan of Greek and Roman Art. She turned and smiled shyly at him. "I've never seen this statue before," she replied. "Is it new?" "Yes. My sister, Melina brought it back from her trip …

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Abiyomi Meets Marcus

I'm trying really hard to concentrate on my job but it's tough.  I couldn't stop thinking about Marcus Kincaid, my friend, Bobby's very handsome and charming uncle.  He was at the family's barbecue. I was thrilled to see him.  From the moment we met which was about a year ago, I was smitten with him.  …

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Painting With Phil

One of the things I enjoy doing with Phil since we retired is painting.  During the summer, we set up an easel in the backyard and try to paint whatever tickles our fancy.  Art is our passion.  I guess it's because we met in Art class in high-school. Today, we are painting my rose bush.  …

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No Aptitude

  "Why can't your painting be beautiful like the rest of these?" Jonah's mother demanded. "I'm not good at painting," Jonah replied and was rewarded with a censorious look. "That's because you don't put much effort into it.  How do you expect to be good at something when you don't try hard enough at it?  …

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The Cafeteria

He was always having lunch by himself every time she went to the cafeteria.  She would pass his table and he would look up.   Their eyes would meet and then she would smile.  He smiled back and she continued walking until she reached the table where she usually sat with Angie, her co-worker. On day, …

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A Failed Plan

The young ladies were all in a tizzy because Mr. Edmond McFadyen was joining them for dinner that evening.  Mr. Burrows had taken the liberty to extend the long overdue invitation when he had the pleasure of bumping into the young man at the gentlemen's club that morning. Ever since the McFadyens had moved into …

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Depression

Depression: Let's talk This month, WHO launched a one-year campaign Depression: let’s talk. The goal of the campaign is that more people with depression, in all countries, seek and get help. Depression is an illness that can happen to anybody. It causes mental anguish and affects people’s ability to carry out everyday tasks, with sometimes devastating consequences for relationships …

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