The Scoop on Matt & Gina

"I just got off the phone with Aunt Kira. She said that Matt and Gina just left." Tanner's eyebrows arched. "Matt and Gina were there together?" "Yes. They were both invited to have New Year's Eve dinner." "That's interesting. How did it go?" "She said it went very well. While Matt and Joel were playing …

New Year’s Eve Dinner with Joel and Kira

"Matt just called to say that he's on his way," Joel told Kira. Kira was placing flowers in vases in the living-room. "Gina called a while ago to say that she was her way." It was New Year's Eve and they had invited Matt and Gina for dinner. Cam was spending the weekend with Gina's …

The Morellis’ Christmas Dinner

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels It was time to head over to his uncle's and aunt's house so Father Morelli left the loft where he had spent most of the afternoon. As he walked to his car, the more he thought about seeing Genet, the more anxious he became. He wished things could have been …

The Morellis Attend Christmas Mass

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com It was Christmas Day and Father Morelli was giving the Mass. His sermon was on The Mystery and Goodness of God and the scripture verse he used was Genesis 3:15. "God fulfilled this promise and that is why we celebrate Him as God. It was His desire for us to …

The Past, Present & Future

"So, are you nervous?" Melania asked Tanner. They were at his place. She was lying on the rug with her head propped up by her hand. In the background soft music played. It was Friday evening. She was spending the weekend with him. "Nervous about what?" "The wedding. It's two weeks away." "No, I'm not …

Christmas Plans

"I can't believe that Christmas is just around the corner," Kira said to Joel who had just come home from the office. "I haven't even bought Christmas cards or made a list of presents that I'm going to get or what to prepare for Christmas dinner. I'm getting tired just thinking about all the things …

The Housekeeper

It started with her being his live-in housekeeper. She had migrated from Lusaka, Zambia and needed a job. She saw an ad in the newspaper for a living housekeeper and she went to apply in person. The interview was to be held at the detached home in London. When she showed up, he answered the …

Christmas Service, Cruise & More

It was Christmas Day and that morning, he attended Christmas church service at St Martins in the Field in Trafalgar Square with Chioma. It was an uplifting service with Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir who performed Mary's Nativity. It had been ages since he had been in a church. Afterwards, they went on the Christmas Day …

Christmas in Rome

She couldn't believe that they were in Rome. They arrived yesterday morning, came straight to the hotel, showered, changed and went sightseeing after having breakfast. They visited St. Peter's Square to see the giant Christmas tree and the Piazza Navona Christmas Market where they sold all kinds of Christmas sweets, toys, nativity figures, decorations, and …

The Christmas Present

It was Christmas Day and she was sitting by the tree, going through the presents.  There were several--from family, friends, co-workers and...Kevin.  Kevin.  He was her brother in-law's youngest brother and eleven years younger than her yet she felt like a lovesick schoolgirl whenever she was around him.  Every year they exchanged Christmas presents.  His …

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