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… Read More The Refusal


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”… Read More Promotion