Nigel Tries to Move On

Nigel was going crazy. It had been weeks since he visited his uncle, Gideon and saw Ruth. She didn't call or text him and many times, he wanted to call or text her but he didn't. He didn't want to pressure her but it was hard. He thought about her all the time and longed …

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 …

The Benefits of Sex

"Today, I read about the benefits of sex," Zina told her husband, Siddh as they were getting ready for bed. She was sitting in the bed and he had just stepped out of the shower. "Really? What are the benefits aside from a very pleasurable experience?" "Well, according to the article, sex keeps your immune …

Gideon’s Afternoon with Chelsey

It was around 12pm on a Saturday and Gideon was on his way to Oxford to pick up Chelsey. They were going to Hollywood Bowl to bowl and to have something to eat afterwards. He was really looking forward to that and was relieved that Ruth didn't seem to mind. "I don't mind being alone," …

Dinner, Denver & Temptation

They had been seeing each other regularly since they went out for drinks. They had spent Christmas and New Year's holidays with each other. Chioma and Dushan were back from Bratislava where they had spent the holidays. On Christmas Day and New Year's Eve, she had spoken to them. She had received two texts from …

Tobogganing with Matt & Cam

It was New Year's Day and Gina and Matt had taken Cam tobogganing near the house. It was a lovely, sunny day and not that cold. It looked like Winter wonderland with so much snow on the ground. Cam was excited. He loved the snow. Matt promised him that they would build a snowman when …

At Nigel’s Flat

Ruth and Nigel were at his flat. It was twenty-five minutes past midnight. There wasn't anyone in the lift when they got into it. Nigel was happy about that. After pressing the button for his floor, he leaned against the panel and watched her. "Thanks for coming to my flat," he said. "I'm curious to …

New Year’s Eve with Ruth

Nigel watched Ruth as she mingled and laughed with the other guests. She looked amazing. She had called him that morning to ask him if he wanted to go with her to a New Year's Eve bash one of her colleagues was throwing. "What about Uncle Gideon and Chelsey?" he had asked. "I thought the …

A Matter of Opinion

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields “It was great having Dushan and Chioma here for Hanukkah,” Havel remarked. “I had no idea that your cousin was so good-looking.” “But, you saw the wedding photos.” “Yes, I did but he’s much better looking in person.” “And so is Chioma.  She’s stunning.” Brigita’s eyes widened.  “You think she’s stunning?” “Yes, I do” “Well, I don’t.” …

Joseph’s Dilemma

Image by Pinterest When Joseph found out that Mary was with child, he being a just man and not wanting to make her a public example, was minded to put her away secretly. But while he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son …

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