Dinner Talk & a Warning

Thaddaus on his way to Krasi where he was to meet Ms. Sambu. It was early Saturday evening. During the week, he had called her and asked her to have dinner with him. She sounded surprised but accepted his invitation. They arranged to meet in front of the restaurant at seven. When he got there, …

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Our Afternoon in Concord

When I dropped Mandy home, she wanted me to spend the rest of the day with her but I told her that I had things to do and asked for a raincheck. She was disappointed but after hugging and kissing me, she saw me to the door. On my way down in the elevator, I …

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The Wedding Luncheon

It's a beautiful day and I'm on my way to pick Mandy up. We're going to the church where her co-worker is getting married and then, afterwards, we will head over to The Hampshire House on Beacon Hill." for the reception which is a luncheon. I'm not really looking forward to going and I kept …

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Meeting up with Jully

At five o'clock sharp, I left the office and headed off to meet Jully. I'm not sure why I was so excited to be seeing her again and yet I was. Every time I thought about it, my heart skipped a beat. After she had left me earlier today, I couldn't stop thinking about her. …

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My Skin

I'm a bi-racial man born to and raised by a Korean father and an African American mother. Both of them are dead. My father died when I was ten and my mother a couple of years ago. Most people I meet think that I'm Asian. They don't suspect that I'm really Blasian. Unless I cut …

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Meeting Michelle

The next morning (Tuesday) he met Michelle. When he saw her his mind immediately went to Betsy Ming, the Cranberry shag carpet and glinting gizmos. She was a girl from school who had invited him over to her parents' house when no one was at home to show him her father's fancy gadgets but they …

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Addalyn’s Visitor

"So, the painters are coming on Wednesday," Addalyn said. "It will be nice when the place is finally touched up. I've been trying to get it done "That's good that it will be finished before Christmas," Leila remarked. "So, what are your plans for Christmas this year?" "I don't know. I guess I will curl …

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Cold Feet

It was her wedding day. In twenty minutes, she would be walking down the aisle on her uncle's arm because her father had died three years ago. Theo would be standing at the altar, looking good in his wedding tuxedo. Theo was a wonderful man. He would be a terrific husband and father. She had …

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Traci’s Past

His heart skipped a beat as he watched Traci coming up the path.  It had been four years since she walked out of the condo penthouse with the unobstructed views of Puget Sound, Elliott Bay and Olympic and out of his life with no goodbye or explanation.  When he came home to an empty place, …

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Rebecca Lee Crumpler

She changed the face of medicine It was being raised by a kind aunt who spent much of her time caring for sick neighbors and her desire to relieve the suffering of others which led Rebecca Lee Crumpler down the a career path that would earn her the distinction of being the first African American …

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