My watch read 6:23. My date was already 23 minutes late. I tried to push the paranoia to the back of my mind to no avail. I'm getting stood up. I sighed and tucked a piece of hair behind my ear. I curled it for nothing. I looked around. The restaurant was full of people, … Continue reading Stood Up
I often hear these two life sayings: When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. And Roll with the punches. Personally, I find you can't have one without the other. Every major thing that happens in my life seems both sweet and sour! In 2017, I did not plan on buying a house, but I did. … Continue reading Punch and Lemonade
I looked at the cruise tracking monitor, the little screens were everywhere. The blip on the screen that was us hovered over the Bermuda Triangle, which meant we were only part way to the Caribbean from New York. I didn't mind. The longer it look us to get there, the better. I wanted the vacation … Continue reading Some People Sink
"Can we go see the sharks again? I didn’t get any good pictures," Gene prodded for the third time. "But the butterflies are so pretty!" I looked at my boyfriend pleadingly and put on my best puppy dog face. We were in the butterfly room of the aquarium. They were so pretty and I wanted … Continue reading My Proposal Story
Daily Prompt: Orange The thing with living next to train tracks is that the house shakes sometimes. After dealing with it for many years, it often went unnoticed by the residents. The problem, Melanie realized, was there were no trains this time. It was a normal morning - the house was quiet and everyone one … Continue reading The Beanstalk
What do you leave in the wake of your presence? What defines you, makes others identify you? What is your trademark? Since I have gone through the past few years, I have learned a lot about myself. It was a trying time for me, where my little world went spinning into chaos. After an easy … Continue reading What is your trademark?
A continuation of The Little Mermaid - Part 1 We had been successful in the invasion, but for some reason I couldn’t get that one day out of my mind. The others had been celebrating and going out to meet the local french girls on their time off, but I couldn’t bring myself to leave the … Continue reading The Little Mermaid- Part 2
Sometimes I am struck with thoughts of things you would do, or things you would say.