Emma Congratulates Laird

"I guess you've heard the news," Laird said to Emma who just stood there, beaming at him. He had just come home after running some errands. Emma was at his and Martina's flat. The two women had gone shopping and to the spa afterwards. They had lunch when they came back, spent a couple of …

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Ede’s Rival

"Did you have a good birthday yesterday, Ede?" Ede was at the cosmetic shop where her friend worked. It was Isoka's lunch break and they were sitting outside in the shade. They had just finished having something to eat. "Yes, I did, Isoka." The highlight was when Pastor Hank called her in the morning to …

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The Ladies Have Lunch

When Martina got to the restaurant, Emma was already there. They greeted each other with a hug. "Have you been waiting long?" Martina asked. "No. I got here about five minutes ago." "I guess Antonia isn't here as yet?" "No. Do you think we should wait for her at the table or wait out here?" …

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Resolution and Revelation

He stood there in the open doorway, thinking about roses and rain. Last night it had rained cats and dogs and as he lay there in the bed, staring up at the ceiling while Linh slept, he thought of the time when Marguerite and he were making love in her room. On the nightstand was …

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Cate Breaks Off Her Engagement

Cate was on her way to see Boris to tell him that she couldn't go through with the wedding. Dread filled her. Several times, she wanted to turn around and head back home but she kept going. She had to tell him sooner or later. Best to do it sooner rather than later. Before she …

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Clare Goes to Tae

The following evening she went to Tae's flat. Her heart was pounding. She was so nervous. After taking a deep breath, she rang the bell and waited, praying that he was home. He was. She heard the safety latch being drawn back and then moments later, she was staring up at him. His expression was …

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Pining For Her

"Are you all right?" Vanessa asked him as he sat up and dragged his fingers through his hair. "Yes, I'm fine," he lied. "I'm just a bit tired." That was true. He hadn't gotten much sleep and when he did, he had dreamt about the first time he met Rhoda. Oh, Rhoda... "Breakfast is on …

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Cade/Untrodden #writephoto

Cade lived on his own in a condo in the heart of downtown Toronto.  This wasn't always the case, though.  He was married once and had a daughter but one day tragedy struck.  While he was out trapping lines, his wife and their eleven month old daughter had just returned from a walk when they …

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One Day in the Park

It was a sunny day much like today when she and Michael first met.  She was sitting on a bench in the park close to where she lived and just enjoying the sunshine.  It was a long weekend.  No work the next day.   Usually on a Sunday afternoon she would be home doing laundry, …

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