Dinner & a Marriage Proposal

He was nervous but he had made up his mind that he was going to do it tonight. He had bought the ring since they returned from their trip to Sicily. There was no doubt in his mind that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her. He loved her and he …

Ross’s Advice for Ruth

Ruth sat in the restaurant. She was meeting her brother, Ross for lunch. They hadn't seen each other in ages. Out of the blue, he called her and asked her to have lunch with him. She readily accepted. They had always been very close. As she waited for him, her mind wandered to Nigel. He …

Carina Gives Darain the Scoop on Sarika

"Thanks for meeting me," Darain said to Carina. "I'm sorry I couldn't meet you on Friday as we had arranged but something came up at the office that I had to take care of." "No worries. It wasn't a wasted trip on Friday. I got to meet your brother. He's one gorgeous and sexy guy. …

Parin and Carina Meet

Parin was on his way to the kitchenette to make himself a cup of tea when he heard the chime. It was after hours but he was expecting his brother, Darain. He went to the front and was surprised to see a woman standing there. She was stunning! "Hello." "Hello." "May I help you?" She …

Arjun Considers Dating Again

Photo by sumit kapoor on Pexels.com It was early Monday morning. Only the two of us were there. Now was my opportunity to ask her to have lunch with me. I stood there watching her, nervous, scared. Since my breakup with Darshika, I haven't looked at another woman or thought about dating again. That was …

My Brother’s Keeper

Cain, a farmer and his younger brother, Abel, a shepherd each presented an offering to God. God accepted Abel's gift of the best of his flock but He rejected Cain's offering of the fruits from the ground. God promised the angry, dejected Cain that if he did right, He would accept him but, Cain, later …

Flowers From Larry

PHOTO PROMPT © Jan Wayne Fields "I would like those flowers, please." "Sure. What's the occasion?" "My brother's funeral." "Very sorry to hear that. What happened?" "He was found shot outside of his house." "Oh, no. How horrible for his family. Does the police have any suspects?" "There aren't any suspects. It was suicide." "Suicide?" …

Paul Runs Into Amy

Paul walked out of Perry's Emporium where he had just bought a Sylvie semi-mount engagement ring for Nita. He paused outside to look at it again. The salesperson had assured him, "I'm sure that your lady love will extremely delighted to receive such an exquisite ring. All the rings in the Sylvie Collection were designed …

Madeline’s Musings

As the sunlight began to wane, I stood there, my senses stimulated by the most picturesque view I have ever beheld. If I play my cards right, I shall be the next mistress of Brighton Hall. I suppose Ambrose is a very agreeable man but, if only his brother, Fitzwilliam were the heir instead. 54 …

A Letter From Cate

Boris was still trying to process the letter he had received from Cate. He hadn't thought about her for ages because of his relationship with Tulia and then, out of the blue, he received the letter. It was in the letterbox on Friday when he checked before heading up to his flat after coming home …

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