Laird Learns About Antonia

Laird was on his way home when he ran into his Aunt Margery. She was so happy to see him that she broke into a big smile and gave him a big hug. "It's so good to see my favorite nephew," she exclaimed. He smiled. "It's good to see you too, Aunt Margery. How are …

Antonia’s Back Home

Antonia was out of the hospital and back at the mansion with Mr. Pendlebury. She seemed to be fine and he was relieved about that but he still feared that she might have a relapse. He still hadn't told Laird or Martina that Antonia had a mental breakdown and had been admitted to a hospital …

Cate’s Revelation

Cate didn't share her news with Edward on the day he took her home from the hospital. In fact, it wasn't until about a couple of weeks later that she said to him, "I have some news I wanted to share with you before I tell Mother and Dad." They were at her flat. Edward …

Life Changes

She stared at the doctor. "I'm pregnant?" "Yes." She had suspected after she had missed her period and experienced symptoms such as headache, fatigue and breast tenderness. She had taken a pregnancy test which showed a positive result but she wanted to be absolutely sure so she made an appointment with her doctor who gave …

Gina’s Ultimatum

"Why didn't you tell me?" Gina demanded. "Why did I have to hear about it from Cam?" "What are you talking about?" Matt demanded. "I had to find out that Kira is pregnant from our son. Why didn't you tell the last time we saw each other?" Matt's expression darkened. "Why exactly did you ask …

Confessions and Christmas

"Nita, I want to be in a relationship with you. How do you feel about that?" "How do you think I feel about it?" "You tell me." "I feel great because it's what I want too." He smiled. "I'm happy to hear that." They were at her place and after having dinner, they were relaxing …

The Face-Off

Nita was on her way to Mayfaire shopping mall when she ran into Angie. Great, she thought to herself. So much for this being the perfect day. Her grip tightened on the handle of her handbag as she watched the young woman approach. "Hello, Angie," she greeted her when she reached her. Angie walked up …

Malcolm’s Story

Image by iStock I'm a single father because my wife, Keisha died in hospital. This shouldn't have happened. Keisha should still be alive and here with our son, Byron and me. Shortly after Keisha gave birth to Byron, I noticed that the fluid in her Foley catheter, the thin tube inserted in patients to drain …

Matt’s Canada Day

It was Canada Day. Usually, he spent it either with Gina and Cam or sometimes with the rest of the family but this year he decided that he was going to spend it alone. He would go for a ride and then, spend the rest of the day reading or watching television. When he felt …

Resolution and Revelation

He stood there in the open doorway, thinking about roses and rain. Last night it had rained cats and dogs and as he lay there in the bed, staring up at the ceiling while Linh slept, he thought of the time when Marguerite and he were making love in her room. On the nightstand was …

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