The Cold Shoulder

It was Friday evening and outside the sun was setting. He was sitting on the sofa and the phone was beside him on speaker. He had decided to call this time instead of doing the usual ZOOM call. Usually, his mother answered the phone but this time, his father did. "Hi, Dad." "Hi, Jason." "How …

Jason Goes to Karine

On Friday, instead of going straight to his apartment, he went to Karine's. He rang the doorbell. This time she answered. She seemed startled to see him. "Hello, Jason," she said. "Hello, Karine," he replied. "We need to talk." She was wearing the same top she was wearing the last time they spoke. His heart …

Veronica Goes to the Farm

"What are you doing here, Veronica?" She tried not to be distracted by his jean clad, half-naked body. "Did you put on any sunscreen or sunblock?" she asked. His expression darkened. "Never mind that," he snapped. "What are you doing here?" "I wanted to help." "Take a look around. How are you going to help?" …

The Plants

  “Where did you get these strange plants from?” Wei asked. Sue tried not to panic.  “They are gifts.”  Why does Wei have to be so nosy?  And why is she here instead of at the market? “Who gave them to you?” “A friend, I think.  I don’t remember.” “You don’t remember who gave you …

Water

World Water Day is Saturday, March 22, 2014.  It is held annually on March 22nd to raise awareness of the importance of freshwater and the sustainable management of freshwater resources.  Water is essential.  People, animals, plants need it. I live in a country where I have access to clean water.  I can drink filtered water, …

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