Wonderful secluded beach in Portimao, Portugal Dreaming of Wading in the Water Posted for the Friendly Friday Photo Challenge, February 22, 2019, hosted this week by The Snow Melts Somewhere. The prompt is Dreamy.
Marie knew that her friend was going to complain about the artificial roses. Sure enough, Bernice said, "Marie, why don't you throw those old flowers away! Put some fresh roses on the table!" Marie responded, "Bernice, those were the roses that Stan gave me on our first wedding anniversary. He told me that someday he... Continue Reading →
Marjorie never attended the Renaissance Fair, not interested in the goings-on of medieval times. But, today, her friend, Charlotte, talked her into attending, declaring that she had to hear this new young troubadour with the beautiful singing voice. To stop Charlotte's harassment, she finally agreed, laughing at her friend's intensity. She had to admit that... Continue Reading →
Jan and Carol have grown accustomed to the stares they engender when together in public. They understand why people are confused. They are opposites in many ways. Jan is more liberal in her ideology, while Carol is more conservative. Jan votes Democratic and Carol votes Republican. People wonder how can they still be such great... Continue Reading →
Howbeit, Lila loved the bouquet of yellow roses, it was the card accompanying it that gave her reason to pause and reflect. On it, Joel had written one question: Are you ready to be loved again? Normally intrepid and undaunted by others' opinions of her actions, her three children were unanimous in their objections to... Continue Reading →
Survived violence, Life with hurricane-strength winds. Found a safe harbor. Posted for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille, February 20, 2019: Hurricane.
Mary felt very proud of her still life called "Georgia Peaches." But, when her mother saw the painting, she was appalled. I tell you, she was flat out outraged that her daughter could do such a thing! "What were you thinking, child?" her mother asked. "We are a proud Southern family! Our name stands for... Continue Reading →
Jamison had chosen to celebrate their honeymoon in New Orleans. Kathy had wanted a more romantic place for a newlywed couple, like going to Tahiti or Hawaii. But, she went with Jamison to the Big Easy, where the Creole food and the constant flow of alcohol could not get any better, according to her new... Continue Reading →
Ashley and Keith sat smiling at each other, ignoring the beautiful ocean views in front of them. He had finally asked her out, and she had said yes! He believed that this was going to be a great love for them both. She thought that there was so much going in her life right now,... Continue Reading →