The Wrong Brother?

"I wish I had married Roger." "Nigel's brother?" "Yes." "But why? Nigel's a sweet man." "He's dull, dull, dull. Roger's more exciting. Not to mention, very attractive. It's too bad I met him after I married Nigel. I honestly believe that I married the wrong brother." "Don't say that." "Why not? It's how I feel. …

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All of Me

He had set the lofty goal of becoming one of the top five wealthiest men in the world and reached it at the age of thirty-five.  He bought a castle that once belonged to a Lord.  He had a large staff which took care of everything.  He had his privacy.  He had his own beach …

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Invasion of Privacy

“Whatcha you doin’ up there?” Vonetta asked Carlo, her big brown eyes wide with curiosity as she looked up at him. “I’m trying to make a phone call,” he answered shortly.  “Now go and play or something.” “Is the call important?” Kids!  He sighed.  “Vonetta, I want to be alone.  I don’t want to be …

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Family Affairs

“You’re the most infuriating, insufferable, arrogant man I have ever met,” she fumed. He looked unperturbed.  “Is this what you came all the way over here to tell me?” he asked.  “You could have just as easily phoned me and save yourself an hour’s drive.” “I wanted to tell you what I think of you …

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The Refusal

"What offense did I commit, Mother?" Catherine demanded.  "All I did was turn down Mr. Nivens' proposal of marriage."   They were sitting outside the hotel facing the sea.  The family  was vacationing at their favorite seaside resort for part of the summer.  It was there that Mr. Nivens had proposed to Catherine and she politely …

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World Toilet Day

2.4 billion People do not have adequate sanitation. 1 billion people still defecate in the open. Poor sanitation increases the risk of disease and malnutrition, especially for women and children. Women and girls risk rape and abuse, because they have no toilet that offers privacy - UN Can you imagine not having a toilet in …

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