Emily’s Birthday Party

As Shiloh waited for the bus which would take her to Mr. Gladstone's place, she began to feel nervous. This was the first time that he would see her with her natural hair. Would he like it? She hoped with all her heart that he would. Everyone did--her family and her friends. They all thought …

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In Love With Shiloh

He had fallen in love with Shiloh. The realization hit him like a ton of bricks. From the very beginning, he was aware that he was developing feelings for her but they deepened as they began to spend more and more time together and here he was now. He leaned against the wooden structure and …

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Tobias and Puah Celebrate

It was Puah's nineteenth birthday and they were celebrating it at the same Lebanese restaurant where they had their first dinner together. They have been dating since Tobias broke up with Yasma which was the day after Puah and he made love for the first time. That morning, he had shown up at her apartment …

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Dinner with Alanis

It was Sunday evening and the sun was just setting. He was on his way to Jacksonville where Alanis lived when he decided to drive to Gray Whale Cove. He got out of the car and made his way gingerly down the steep steps. He stood facing the ocean, breathing in the tangy salt air …

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Another Afternoon with Shiloh

It was a Saturday afternoon and he had just returned from the playground with Emily. Emily, exhausted fell asleep as soon as her head touched the pillow. He left her and went downstairs. He was about to go into the living-room to read when the doorbell rang. He went to answer it and was pleased …

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Marilyn’s Pick Me Up

"Do you notice anything different?" Marilyn asked her friend, Joyce. Joyce studied her friend who looked like she was in her early thirties rather than in her mid-forties. There wasn't a touch of grey in her dark tresses, she noticed enviously. She had a few grey strands. "What moisturizer are you using on your face? …

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Melania Approaches Matt

Melania went into Home Depot and saw Matt in the section with the lamps. Taking a deep breath, she walked up to him. "Hello, Matt," she said quietly. He turned and his expression became guarded. "Hello, Mel." "What are you doing here?" "Looking for shady lamps." "Oh. Is Gina with you?" "No. The lamps are …

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Savannah’s Birthday

"I was thinking that for Savannah's birthday, we can have a costume party," Georgia said to her husband, Theodore. "That's a great idea, Honey. There's this place called, Party Fanatics. It provides family-friendly entertainment and event planning services for a variety of events. We can go and check it out tomorrow if you like. They …

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What Lies Ahead

"I can't wait to start buying baby clothes," Kira told Joel. "Today I was in Oshkosh and saw so many wonderful things. I saw Huggable snuggies." Joel stared at her. "What are Huggable snuggies?" "They are blankets with arms. I saw one. It was an grey elephant. It was so adorable. The child can hug …

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Roark

"So, what brings you here today?” he asked, looking amused. “Do I have to have a reason for coming over?” she quipped.  The truth was, she enjoyed spending time with him.  They had become close since the untimely and tragic death of Rebecca, her best friend two years ago.  Roark was Rebecca’s older brother.  He …

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