The Birthday Gift

Today was her birthday.  It was a sunny, pleasant day, not as muggy as yesterday. Too bad she couldn't treat herself an iced tea.  She was late, thanks to a delay on the tube. It was ten minutes after nine.  She hurried down the sidewalk and arrived at the office building seven minutes later.  She …

The Intruder

A storm was raging outside.  The rain was beating relentlessly against the windows.  The lightning flashed across the sky and soon followed by the loud thunderous clap.  She hated storms. And being alone in the house didn't help the situation.  She chided herself for coming ahead of the family to this place which been closed …

Promotion

She got the news that morning and as soon as she got back to her desk, she texted her boyfriend, Rob.  "I just got promoted to Managing Editor.  They absolutely loved the profile I did on Rosalind Spencer, the famous Haute Couture designer who recently launched her new cosmetic line. Let’s go out and celebrate tonight.  Pick me up at 7:45” …

Going Back

She stood across the road Making sure no one saw Her.  They didn’t seem To notice her.  They were Greeting one another as They climbed the stairs And went through the Open doors.   It was a beautiful day Sunny and comfortable She was wearing a new outfit.  The one she bought A week ago.  …

Too Much Sitting

Some time ago there was a story on CTV about people sitting too long at their desks.  In fact, some co-workers and I were interviewed.  I am guilty of sitting at my desk and hardly getting up.  There were times when I would sit there not even taking a bathroom break.  And I would have …

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