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 …

Ross’s Advice for Ruth

Ruth sat in the restaurant. She was meeting her brother, Ross for lunch. They hadn't seen each other in ages. Out of the blue, he called her and asked her to have lunch with him. She readily accepted. They had always been very close. As she waited for him, her mind wandered to Nigel. He …

On Thin Ice

Photo by Jennifer Pendergast “You’re skating on thin ice,” Louisa told her friend, Alice.  “Alastair is bound to find out sooner or later.” “He won’t, not as long as Jonathan and I are very careful and we have been so far.” “I think what you’re doing is terrible.  Alastair loves you.” “Alastair doesn’t love me.  …

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