Lunch, Christmas Dinner & Roberto

It was exactly noon when Genet arrived at the restaurant. Fabrizio was already there at the table. He was on his tablet but set it aside immediately when he saw her. "Hello." "Hello." His gaze traveled over her. Smiling, he remarked, "You look great. She forced a smile. "Thank you." "I thought you might like …

Tarik’s Visit, Part Two

Tarik's meeting with Milton was over. After they said goodbye, Milton returned to his office. Instead of saying goodbye and leaving, Tarik walked over to the desk. Tisha's heart began to pound but she feigned nonchalance. Was he about to make another appointment to see Milton or was he just coming to say goodbye? When …

Christmas Plans

"I can't believe that Christmas is just around the corner," Kira said to Joel who had just come home from the office. "I haven't even bought Christmas cards or made a list of presents that I'm going to get or what to prepare for Christmas dinner. I'm getting tired just thinking about all the things …

Elijah Flees

After the showdown and his victory on Mount Carmel, the prophet Elijah fled for his life after receiving a threat from Jezebel, vowing, "So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time." Her husband, king …

Sherri

Image by iStock For weeks since Sherri joined the department, he wanted to ask her to have dinner with him but he was hesitant to do so because he was nervous and wasn't sure that she would want to date him although there wasn't any company policy against co-workers dating. Besides, she might not even …

Adaeze’s Dinner with Aamin

"I have exciting news for you," Aamin said to Adaeze. They were having dinner at his favorite restaurant. "What's the news?" she asked. "I got a job in Dubai." Adaeze stared at him. "Dubai?" "Yes. It's at a radio station." He mentioned its name. "Marketing Experts is one of the highest paid opening jobs in …

Mrs. Morelli Visits Her Son

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Father Morelli was on his way down from the loft when Sister Caterina told him that his mother was there to see him. "My mother?" "Yes, Father Morelli. She's in the office." Did he detect a note of censure in her voice? But, why should she have such a sentiment …

Wine Tasting, Dinner & Hamilton

"I didn't expect to see you at all today," Folami told Laszlo. They were in her flat. He had stopped by before heading over to Catalina's place from where they would drive to Benmarl Winery. "I thought I would stop by and see you before I headed over to Catalina's place." "Catalina? Is she Spanish …

Weekend Plans & A Possible Trip

I glanced at my watch. It was near mid-night. Time to leave. I gently extricated myself from Sarika and sat up in the bed. "What's wrong, Trishan?" she asked. "Nothing." The truth was, I wished that I hadn't had sex with her. I should have made up some excuse but it was her birthday and …

Laszlo’s First Date and the Dance Festival

"So, how was your date last night?" Folami asked Laszlo. "What's with you?" "Nothing. I just asked you a question." "It's the way you asked it." "Never mind the way I asked the question, just answer it." "With your attitude, I have a good mind not to answer your question." "What's wrong with my attitude?" …

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