Dinner With Olivia

It was Saturday evening and Layne was waiting outside of the mansion for Olivia. He expected her to arrive at any minute. She had called earlier that day to remind him about their date. "I didn't forget, you know," he told her. "I didn't want to take any chances," was her reply. "By the way, …

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Melania Goes to Tanner

Melania stood there in her room, still reeling from her run in with Gina yesterday. She had come very, very close to punching her in the face. Marry Tanner? She must be out of her mind. Why on earth would Tanner marry her? The idea seemed so ridiculous and yet, it nagged at her. After …

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Tanner and Melania Go For a Drive

Melania was waiting for Tanner. It had rained the night before and had washed away what little snow was still there. It wasn't cold but she was wearing a leather jacket. It was Sunday afternoon. Yesterday, she had gone to Uncle Betty's Diner with Matt and Cam to celebrate his getting full custody of his …

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Melania Grills Tanner

"How was the dinner party?" Tanner asked Melania. It was Sunday afternoon and they were at her place. On the spur of the moment, she had invited him over for lunch. "It was nice. The food was great and it was nice seeing people I hadn't seen in a while." "Was there any dancing?" "No, …

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It Was No Use

Try as she did, Leticia couldn't stop thinking about Patrizio and what he had asked her the last time they saw each other. He had asked, "...is there still hope for us?” It struck her that she hadn't said "no." Instead, her answer had been, “I don’t know.” Why hadn't she just said no, there …

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Sarifina Calls Maxime Again

Sarifina lay in bed, feeling depressed. Who was the woman who answered Maxime's phone and why was she so rude to her? She didn't even ask if she wanted to leave a message for Maxime. Instead, she had hung up the phone after telling her that he was unavailable. When her aunt had returned to …

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Sarifina Calls Maxime

Photo by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields When my aunt went to the washroom, I seized the opportunity to call Maxime.  My heart pounded fast in excitement and I smiled as I imagined how surprised he would be when I tell him that I'm in London.  I arrived yesterday. Eagerly, I punched in his phone number and waited …

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Mr. Pendlebury’s Dinner Invitation

Laird was on his way to Martina's place when his father called him. "Hello, Dad." "Hello, Laird. How are you?" "Other than being busy with work and wedding plans, I'm fine, thanks. How about you?" "I'm doing well, thanks. I'm calling to invite you and your fiancée to have dinner with your sister, Antonia and …

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For What It’s Worth

At the age of thirty, I opened my very own restaurant where mock-tails, tropical fruit juices, non-alcoholic wines, healthy drinks, vegetarian, organic, gluten-free, and kosher dishes are served. It has been a big success. We are open from 6pm and to midnight, Mondays to Thursdays and Sundays. We're not open on Fridays and Saturdays. We …

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My Co-worker

This week is the first week I'm working from home because of COVID-19.  It's been challenging because I liked going into the office and interacting with my co-workers.  I miss the face to face contact, going for walks, lunch and coffee breaks.  I miss goign for my morning jog or to the gym but I …

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