A Photo Op

I met her when I was in Uganda. I was there on vacation. It was during the summer and I had always wanted to visit Uganda because of its ecotourism. I wanted to go along the Nile River and to take a cultural tour. There are lots of forests and national parks where I could …

First Day at Jacksonville University

It was the first day back to university. He had mixed feelings. While he was excited about the new year and teaching new students, he couldn't stop thinking about Kalisa and missing the times they spent together in Kigali. What was she doing at that moment? Was she already at the school or was she …

Layne Tells All

Layne was waiting for Olivia inside the lobby of his office building. He had called her last night after Sable left his flat. "Are you free tomorrow evening?" he asked. "Yes. Why?" "Remember you said to call you if I needed a friend?" "Yes and I meant it." "Can you meet me tomorrow evening at …

Ruth Finds Out About Buenos Aires

"That was quite a meeting," Ben remarked as he and Ruth made their way back to the office. They had a business meeting in the Angel Meeting Room at Frequency Angel with eight other people. "Yes. It was very productive. And the meeting room was spacious with lots of natural light. It's ideal for board …

Buenos Aires, Here We Come

"I got a very exciting assignment," Chioma told Dushan. They were at his flat and had just finished having dinner which he had prepared earlier that day. He was an excellent cook. "Oh. What's the assignment?" He looked at her and it occurred to him that she didn't seem excited at all. "I get to …

Finding love in Gambia

He was a widower with no children and lived on a ranch.  Every morning before he drove into the city to the manufacturing company he founded, he donned his favorite black hat, pulled on a shirt and pair of jeans, a denim jacket, complete with a pair of Exotic Natural Python Pointed Toe Cowboy Boots …

Time to Say Goodbye

They stood facing each other in the lobby of his hotel. In a few minutes, he would be walking out of her life and returning to London. Although he was leaning nonchalantly against the wall, his expression was tense as he looked at her. "Our time together has come to an end," he said quietly. …

My Dream Vacation

I'm staying at the Domaine des Hautes Roches, the first luxury troglodyte hotel in France.  I went there for a much needed break after completing my Masters in Psychology.  My mother disliked the idea of me going alone.  “Why travel all that way on your own?” she asked.  “Why not take a friend with you?” …

Mariam’s Prince

"Who's that elegant and handsome man? And is he married?" "That's Prince Raman, the grandson of King Gaurav. And no, he isn't married--yet." That's him! I stared at the picture in shock. That's Mani. We met one evening at Merit Casino Royale. I didn't go there to gamble but I figured that since I was …

Dinner With Rehoboam

She had been thinking about him and their dinner date all day. She kept telling herself that she was just excited because he was her favorite cousin. Yet, why did her heart skip a beat every time she thought about him? And why did it bother her that he had a girlfriend? "So, tell me …

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