Finding love in Gambia

He was a widower with no children and lived on a ranch.  Every morning before he drove into the city to the manufacturing company he founded, he donned his favorite black hat, pulled on a shirt and pair of jeans, a denim jacket, complete with a pair of Exotic Natural Python Pointed Toe Cowboy Boots …

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Lunch at the Club

He sat there watching her. She was easily one of the most beautiful women he had ever laid eyes on. She looked to be in her late thirties to mid-forties. He hoped that she wasn't married or already in a relationship. He was happy that his father had talked him into having lunch with him …

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Go or Stay

I knew I was in over my head. What had started as a one night stand had escalated into a torrid love affair. She wasn't good for me but I couldn't seem to break free. I tried so many times to end it but I always ended up going back. If I had followed my …

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A Powerful Force

He watched her as she knelt in the pew.  Fortunately the church was empty.  If anyone else had been there, they would have disapproved of the way she was dressed. Personally, he was happy to see her there.  After losing her fiance and son in a horrific boat accident, she had stopped coming to church.  …

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Sherry’s Story

I want to tell somebody but who will believe me?  Who will believe that the man who uses me for a punching bag is one of New York's finest?  I'm just a former exotic dancer who had the misfortune of getting hooked up with the wrong man.  I guess I was flattered by the attentions …

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Stolen Water

Stolen water is sweet, And bread eaten in secret is pleasant - Proverbs 9:17 We met at a bar one rainy Saturday evening.  It wasn't the sort of night or place you would expect to meet someone like her.  I was in Chicago on business.  After having dinner at the hotel, I decided to go for a walk in spite …

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The Wedding

A wedding farce, that's what it was. She sat there with a smile plastered as her uncle told his tired jokes before toasting to her happiness.   After fumbling with the microphone, and saying "Testing, Testing", her father recited the lyric for "A Song for My Daughter" which made her cry.   She cringed as her mother told every body about …

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