The Benefits of Sex

"Today, I read about the benefits of sex," Zina told her husband, Siddh as they were getting ready for bed. She was sitting in the bed and he had just stepped out of the shower. "Really? What are the benefits aside from a very pleasurable experience?" "Well, according to the article, sex keeps your immune …

Be Satisfied

Image by iStock Drink water from your own cistern,And running water from your own well.Should your fountains be dispersed abroad,Streams of water in the streets?Let them be only your own,And not for strangers with you.Let your fountain be blessed,And rejoice with the wife of your youth.As a loving deer and a graceful doe,Let her breasts satisfy you …

Unscripted

Out here in the woods, I feel like an actor about to shoot an important movie scene but I don’t remember any of the lines of the script.  In high-school drama class, I used to ad-lib a lot when I forgot my lines. But this isn’t a drama class.  This is real life. What do …

Gideon’s Afternoon with Chelsey

It was around 12pm on a Saturday and Gideon was on his way to Oxford to pick up Chelsey. They were going to Hollywood Bowl to bowl and to have something to eat afterwards. He was really looking forward to that and was relieved that Ruth didn't seem to mind. "I don't mind being alone," …

Breaking Ice Barriers

Image Source: Los Angeles Times “One day, a woman will make the National Hockey League, if no one prevents her.”  This may seem a preposterous statement, but Quebecer Manon Rhéaume proved it in her own life.  She was the first female goaltender to play for a boys' team.  In 1992, she was the first and …

Tobogganing with Matt & Cam

It was New Year's Day and Gina and Matt had taken Cam tobogganing near the house. It was a lovely, sunny day and not that cold. It looked like Winter wonderland with so much snow on the ground. Cam was excited. He loved the snow. Matt promised him that they would build a snowman when …

At Nigel’s Flat

Ruth and Nigel were at his flat. It was twenty-five minutes past midnight. There wasn't anyone in the lift when they got into it. Nigel was happy about that. After pressing the button for his floor, he leaned against the panel and watched her. "Thanks for coming to my flat," he said. "I'm curious to …

New Year’s Eve with Ruth

Nigel watched Ruth as she mingled and laughed with the other guests. She looked amazing. She had called him that morning to ask him if he wanted to go with her to a New Year's Eve bash one of her colleagues was throwing. "What about Uncle Gideon and Chelsey?" he had asked. "I thought the …

Ross’s New Year’s Eve Party

It was New Year's Eve and Ross was throwing a big bash at his mansion. The guests were arriving in droves. As he made to his way to the ballroom, he paused to take a look at himself in the mirror to make sure that he looked fine. This year, he opted not to wear …

A Matter of Opinion

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields “It was great having Dushan and Chioma here for Hanukkah,” Havel remarked. “I had no idea that your cousin was so good-looking.” “But, you saw the wedding photos.” “Yes, I did but he’s much better looking in person.” “And so is Chioma.  She’s stunning.” Brigita’s eyes widened.  “You think she’s stunning?” “Yes, I do” “Well, I don’t.” …

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