A Week Later…

"I finished typing the manuscript," Alexandra told Gerhardt. She had stopped by to drop it off. Gerhardt studied her closely. It was the first time since they made love that they were seeing each other. The Monday after that night, he had to go away on business for a week. "Do you have any regrets, …

Dinner & a Marriage Proposal

He was nervous but he had made up his mind that he was going to do it tonight. He had bought the ring since they returned from their trip to Sicily. There was no doubt in his mind that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her. He loved her and he …

Dover, White Cliffs, Deal, Shakespeare & Sunscreen

"You know, it's a good thing you don't have a girlfriend?" "Why do you say that?" "She might have a problem with you spending so much time with me." "I'm glad I don't have a girlfriend either but if I did, I would just explain to her that my aunt is all alone while her …

Weekend Plans & A Possible Trip

I glanced at my watch. It was near mid-night. Time to leave. I gently extricated myself from Sarika and sat up in the bed. "What's wrong, Trishan?" she asked. "Nothing." The truth was, I wished that I hadn't had sex with her. I should have made up some excuse but it was her birthday and …

Laszlo’s First Date and the Dance Festival

"So, how was your date last night?" Folami asked Laszlo. "What's with you?" "Nothing. I just asked you a question." "It's the way you asked it." "Never mind the way I asked the question, just answer it." "With your attitude, I have a good mind not to answer your question." "What's wrong with my attitude?" …

Gideon’s Exciting News

Gideon called the travel agency and booked the flight for Sunday. Then, he went into the kitchen to wait for Chelsey. She always came through the kitchen after leaving the stables. He couldn't wait to see her face when he told her that they were going to France. To be honest, he was excited about …

Ruth Has a Change of Heart

Gideon was in the kitchen when Ruth walked in. "Where's Chelsey?" she asked. "I think she's out riding." "Gideon, she mentioned that you've decided not to go to go on your trip to France." "That's right. She was extremely upset. I felt terrible disappointing her like that." "She said that it was because of me …

Disappointment & Confrontation

"I know you're very disappointed, Chelsey but I just don't feel comfortable going away and leaving your mother alone." "I know she's acting strange again but that's no reason for you to back out of our trip. You've been looking forward to it as much as I have." "Yes, I know and I'm sorry but …

Jabulani Pines for Max

Jabulani felt spent from crying every night when she was lying in bed, thinking about Max and aching for him. Weeks had passed since they last spoke to each other. Why had he stopped calling her? She tried calling him on his cell but it went straight to voice mail which was always full which …

Ruth Goes to Dushan

After spending such a wonderful time in Buenos Aires and Montevideo with Chioma, it was tough going back to work. Right now, he wished that they were relaxing on the beach in Montevideo after a swim. It had been a beautiful day and the beach was almost deserted. They spent the entire day there and …

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