Divorce, Child Custody & Family Day

"So, she just agreed to divorce you?" Melania asked. "Yes," Matt replied. They were in her living-room. "Just like that?" "Yes." "Wow. I can't believe it." "I still can't believe it myself." "I wonder what made her change her mind?" "I've been wondering the same thing too. When I asked her, she almost bit my …

Movie, Porridge & The First Kiss

Dushan stood up and pulled on his coat over his denim shirt and jeans. It was time to head down to the JW3 Center where he was meeting Chioma. They were going to see the movie, Mothering Sunday. He was really looking forward to seeing her again. He grabbed his wallet and keys. After locking …

An Unwanted Phone Call

Paul's cell rang. Without thinking, he answered it and grimaced when he heard Angie's voice. "What do you want?" he demanded. "I-I wanted to talk to you." "About what?" "About Nita. Why are you dating her, Paul?" "Why is that any of your business?" "Are you doing it to hurt me? Are you punishing me …

New Year’s Eve With the Grays

"I still can't believe that your mother has invited both of us to dinner." It was New Year's Eve and Tadeas was taking her to his family's mansion for dinner. "I think she's really trying to open-minded." "Well, it's a start." "And, I think she's curious to meet the woman whom I've fallen madly in …

Christmas Eve in Portland

"What's going through that beautiful head of yours?" Hank asked Ede as she stood there by the fireplace, studying him. It was Christmas Eve and they were in the living-room. His mother was upstairs taking a nap. "I'm still trying to picture you as a little terror." He laughed. "Believe it or not, I was. …

Porto Novo & Portland

It was a beautiful Sunday morning and Ede and Hank were in Porto Novo having lunch. "I spoke to my mother last night. She asked me if I would be spending Christmas in Portland with her." "What's Christmas like in Portland?" "Very festive. You have the Revels Show with singing, dancing, juggling, and poetry as …

My Two Dates with Anwar

School is out and I'm on my way home when Anwar walks up to me. My heart begins to pound and I can barely hide my excitement. The cutest guy in the entire school is standing right here in front of me. "Hi Rosalie." I smile shyly. "Hi Anwar." "Are you going to the Christmas …

The Lagos Affair

“Congratulations, Grayson.  I heard about your engagement.  Kendall is a lovely girl.  Your families must be so thrilled.” I forced a smile.  “Thank you, Lady Sarridge.  Yes, our families are very pleased.” “I wish you both a lifetime of happiness.” “Thank you, Lady Sarridge.” “Thank you for the invitation.  Mr. Seton and I look forward …

Home For Christmas

"What do we really know about this girl, except that he met her in Namibia?" Margaret Whitmore asked her husband, Charles as she stood at the window of the drawing-room looking out at the snow covered grounds of the estate.  Winter had come early, promising a white Christmas which was a couple of days away.  …

Best Friends

He raked his fingers through his disheveled hair, frustrated.  It was no use.  He couldn’t concentrate on his work.  He had come here to the cottage to work on the manuscript which was due in a couple of days.  The quiet, solitude were exactly what he needed to get him going but his mind was …

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