Antonia Visits Laird

Antonia watched them--Martina and her male friend. They had just come out of the restaurant and were standing in front, laughing and talking. It was the attractive black man who had been at the wedding. His fiancée had been there too. As Antonia watched them, she wondered if Laird and the man's fiancée knew that …

With A Little Help…

"How many more photo shoots do I have to do?" Shaelyn asked Gilles when they were finished. "Don't you like doing them?" "I don't because I'm not a model and I feel so self-conscious." "Have you told Ryker this?" "Yes, several times but you know Ryker. Once he has made up his mind..." "Yes. And …

Brody Confronts Natalia

"So, what are you in the mood for watching now?" Natalia asked as she turned on the television. They were at his flat and had just finished having Thai take out. They were now going to spend the rest of the afternoon watching movies. Natalia was trying to find something for them to watch on …

Stuck

Photo by Sandra Crook “I told you we should have taken the other route.” Catherine glared at him.  “But, as usual, you never listen to me.  I don’t know why I even bother.” “The tractor will be out of our way soon enough.” “We wouldn’t be stuck behind it if you’d listened to me.” “Look, …

Dinner With the Changs

He was in the lobby waiting for Michelle when Karine walked in. Like clockwork, his heart began to pound. She didn't notice him sitting there and walked over to the desk to talk to Gatimu. Jason watched her, his eyes traveling over her figure in the yellow dress which flattered her figure and complexion. It …

Madeline’s Wedding

It was Sunday and I was in church with my grandmother. I was supposed to meet Markus a couple of blocks away. He was taking me for lunch. I sat in the pew, singing but my thoughts were on Madeline's wedding. And I was wondering what I was going to wear. I had an allowance. …

It’s How You Respond

Transitions themselves are not the issue, but how well you respond to their challenges - Jim George What transition are you going through today?  Getting old is a big one.  You’re not as agile and flexible as before.  You ache in parts of your body you didn’t even know existed.  It's important to be active.  …

His Type

It was an elaborate dinner for just the two of us, something I hadn't expected at all.  When I showed up at the mansion, I expected to find other guests but I was the only one.  I was escorted by a butler who walked with his back straight as a rod to the dining-room. She …

Strayed/Open #writephoto

I walked into the house.  It was quiet.  It meant he hadn't come as yet.  The corridor stretched endlessly before me.  I wondered what to do while I waited for him.  Ahead was the door leading to the large and cozy living-room.  That's where he and I sat, curled up on the sofa, listening to …

The Studio

"You don't have to be a genius to see that this relationship will not last," commented Marie as she and Caitlin sat in the corner of a trendy restaurant in the fashionable district of Chelsea.  It was celebratory dinner party for the opening of Ava's boutique in the area.  She had invited Marie, her sister-in-law …

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