Chelsey’s Visit

He was looking out the window when he saw a taxi pull up. The door opened and Chelsey got out. She looked up and saw him. After waving, she turned and closed the door and the taxi drove off. She walked towards the entrance. It had been ages since he last saw her. Although he …

Monifa’s Whereabouts

It was one of those misty mornings in the summer. It reminded him of the times Monifa and he went for walks. He remembered that it was on the morning of Holy Thursday when he had told her about the hot cross buns his mother used to make every year for Good Friday because it …

Old Neighbors

It was a Sunday and Livia was in the shopping mall, sitting on one of the benches, watching the shoppers when she spotted Darren. They were old neighbors. They went to the same schools and university. She had always had feelings for him but she remembered how a mutual friend once told her, "Forget about …

Alexi Goes to Ajax

Alexi stood outside the building where Ajax lived.  She had texted him on Monday to tell him that she would be stopping by to see him on Sunday.  He replied that he would be at home and to drop by any time.   Her heart was pounding like crazy and she needed a few minutes to …

Two Different Worlds

"I'm thinking of breaking up with Josiah," Phyllis said to her friend, Veronica when they were having lunch at a cafe close to Veronica's workplace. Veronica looked surprised.  "Why?" she asked.  "I thought you were really into him." "I am but, I'm not sure where this relationship is going.  We've been seeing each other for …

The Temp

He had gone through a bitter divorce and custody battle.  His ex-wife had their two daughters.  He saw them over the summer and Christmas holidays.  They always had fun when they were together.  He took them wherever they wanted.  The time they spent together always seemed to pass really quickly and it was hard parting …

The Ranch

As Mr. McGregor riffed on about how much America had changed under Trump, Leah stole a glance at Garrett and her heart skipped a beat when she found him watching her.  They hadn't said much to each other since they arrived yesterday.  They were staying at his father's ranch for the Christmas holidays.  It was …

The Move Back

After moving to Montreal in search of more employment opportunities and living there for four years, Elise decided to move back to Paris.  Living in Montreal made her nostalgic for the little cafes she used to haunt in the Latin Quarter.  She missed her family and friends.  Most of all, she missed Jules. She found …

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