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 …

Father Morelli

Image by Pexels "Hello, Father Morelli." He turned. "Hello, Genet." "It feels really strange calling you Father Morelli instead of Bobby." "It took me a while to get used to it too." "Do you like being a priest?" "Very much. I'm serving God and helping people." "How did your ex, Carla react?" "Very shocked but …

After the Ballet

After the ballet, Patrizio took Camilla home. As they stood in the foyer facing each other, she looked at him. She could tell that something was troubling him. She had sensed it all evening. "What's the matter, Darling?" she asked him now. "Nothing," he said. "I'm just a bit tired. Today was a very busy …

The Raptors’ Game

Matt lay there, staring at the two tickets to the Raptors' game on the bed. A colleague had given them to him because something had come up and he couldn't go. Whom could he take? Gina was out of the question because she wasn't a sports fan. He had called Joel but he had already …

One-Sided

"I know that you married me for my money but, I didn't care because I loved and wanted you so desperately. I still do. I know that you don't love me and you probably never will." "You're mistaken, you know," he said quietly. "I do love you." "You may love me in your own special …

All Work…

The dream was so real, it scared me. In it another woman was kissing my man and he wasn't resisting. I couldn't go back to sleep. I lay there in the dark, staring up at the ceiling. Tyrell was lying next to me, fast asleep. I don't know how long I stayed awake but I …

Roark

"So, what brings you here today?” he asked, looking amused. “Do I have to have a reason for coming over?” she quipped.  The truth was, she enjoyed spending time with him.  They had become close since the untimely and tragic death of Rebecca, her best friend two years ago.  Roark was Rebecca’s older brother.  He …

A No Show

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll “So, how was the show, Dear?” “Oh.  It was wonderful.” “I’m sorry I couldn’t go with you.” “So, am I.  You would have enjoyed it, I’m sure.” “What about Franklin?  Did he enjoy it too?” “Oh, yes.  He did.  He is ever so grateful to you for letting him …

Friends and Co-Workers

Alain and Andrea were co-workers who became fast friends because they got along very well and enjoyed each other's company.  Sometimes they went out for lunch at a bistro just around the corner from the office.  It became their favorite place. Soon their time together wasn't limited to lunch at the bistro.  Alain invited her …

Keep the Spark Alive

Remember those times when you and he were dating how you used to be on the phone for hours?  You never seemed to run out of conversation.  There were no awkward moments.   The conversation just flowed.  And when you were together, the time just seemed to fly because you were having so much fun? …

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