It Was Over

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll Why did Paul want to meet here?  The dilapidated house and its surroundings gave her the creeps.  What more did they have to say to each other?  She had told him in no uncertain terms that their relationship was over.  It ended when she discovered he was married. Last …

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 …

Hank Proposes

Hank was walking on the beach, his mind on what was ahead. In a couple of hours the sun would disappear over the horizon. He was looking forward to watching it set with Ede who would be arriving shortly. He couldn't wait to see her although his heart skipped a beat every time he thought …

Tarik’s Visit, Part Two

Tarik's meeting with Milton was over. After they said goodbye, Milton returned to his office. Instead of saying goodbye and leaving, Tarik walked over to the desk. Tisha's heart began to pound but she feigned nonchalance. Was he about to make another appointment to see Milton or was he just coming to say goodbye? When …

Sherri

Image by iStock For weeks since Sherri joined the department, he wanted to ask her to have dinner with him but he was hesitant to do so because he was nervous and wasn't sure that she would want to date him although there wasn't any company policy against co-workers dating. Besides, she might not even …

A Night Out With Parin

"You look amazing in that dress," Parin remarked when he saw Carina. It was Saturday night and he was taking her out for dinner. He made the date with her yesterday evening when they went for a drink. "Thank you. I don't have to tell you how good you look." He smiled. He took her …

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. …

First Day at Jacksonville University

It was the first day back to university. He had mixed feelings. While he was excited about the new year and teaching new students, he couldn't stop thinking about Kalisa and missing the times they spent together in Kigali. What was she doing at that moment? Was she already at the school or was she …

Sarika Tries to Make Trishan Jealous

"So, how was the dinner party?" Trishan asked Sarika. It was Saturday. He wasn't spending the day with his aunt Savitri because she was spending the weekend with a friend in Manchester. Disappointed, he had called Sarika and she invited him to come over. "It was fine. Saavi was sorry that you couldn't go." "If …

Celebrating Sarika’s Birthday

It was Sarika's thirtieth birthday. They were celebrating it at her flat. For dinner, they had ordered take out from Sambal Shiok, a Malaysian restaurant and he had brought the sparkling, non-alcoholic wine. He had offered to take her out for dinner but she wanted to dine in. "It would be nice, just the two …

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