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 …

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In Rome

It was their first evening in Rome. They arrived that morning at 10:30am. They took a 27 minute taxi ride from Fiumicino Airport to Lifestyle Suites Rome. They checked into their Salotto 93 Suite with its French balcony, king size bed and view of Piazza Navona. "What a lovely suite," Chioma remarked. "It's elegant, luxurious …

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Summer Jobs & the Krasnovas

"So, how's your headache?" Chelsey asked her mother. "It's gone," Ruth told her. "You've been having a lot of them lately. Don't you think you ought to go and see a doctor?" "No, I'm fine. So, how was Les Misérables?" "It was great. We were so engrossed in it that it didn't seem as long …

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Lunch & A Trip Down Memory Lane

Tanner had just called to invite her to have lunch with him and she had accepted. Now, she couldn't help wondering if she should have accepted. This was the sixth time they were going to have lunch together. In addition to having lunch together, they did other things like going to the Burlington Performing Arts …

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An Awful Dinner Party & A Private Yacht

"That was some dinner party last night, wasn't it?" His expression soured. "Yes, it was. It was torture, to be quite honest. I don't think I'll ever throw another dinner party." "Your friends are going to be very disappointed. They love your dinner parties." "Well, that's too bad. Better for them to be disappointed than …

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Ruth Spies on Dushan

Ruth walked slowly, careful not to let Dushan see her. She had followed him from his flat as he walked to where he was now. He stood there as if waiting for someone. Her heart ached as her eyes traveled over him. Why couldn't she be the one he was waiting for? Why couldn't they …

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After the Wedding

"Did you see the expressions on most of the people's faces when they realized that I was your date?" Kalisha exclaimed. Joe chuckled. "Yes, I did and it was priceless. They couldn't imagine that an old goat like me could be with a young and beautiful woman like you." "You're no old goat. You're more …

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Fifth Time’s a Charm?

I stand at the pier in Barcelona, waiting to board. In my luggage I have my essential essentials and worn out wigs. It's a balmy evening and I'm set to go on the Heart Escapades cruise. This is my fifth time going on a cruise for singles. Maybe this time around I will get lucky …

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Christmas in Rome

She couldn't believe that they were in Rome. They arrived yesterday morning, came straight to the hotel, showered, changed and went sightseeing after having breakfast. They visited St. Peter's Square to see the giant Christmas tree and the Piazza Navona Christmas Market where they sold all kinds of Christmas sweets, toys, nativity figures, decorations, and …

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Elna Mentions the Photo

"Yesterday morning, I saw an old photo of your Czech girlfriend and you." He looked surprised. "Where did you see a photo of Eliška and me?" he asked. "Elvira showed it to me. Her sister, Madeline had it among other old photos. She and your girlfriend are friends." "Ex-girlfriend. Eliška and I dated and broke …

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