Tag Archives: Romance

Magic Sunglasses

The sunglasses has done their work. Eva had met Brad several months earlier and he, not unexpectedly, fell in love with her. That was all well and good, but would he love her without the magic glasses? In the weeks … Continue reading

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Modern Fable

Monique visited the Indian cultural festival alone. Phil wouldn’t go to it, or any festival. Inside the auditorium, she met Anup, who was selling flowers. “These aren’t just any flowers,” explained Anup. “They’re magical!” “How so?” smirked Monique. Magic? Right! … Continue reading

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What Angels Look Like

Tori didn’t feel like celebrating during the Angel Fair. Her 7-year old, Brent, was acting up. He’d done that a lot since the divorce. Tori missed someone adult to share good days and bad days with. “What are those?” asked … Continue reading

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The Assembled Puzzle

Stewart had multiple personalities, six of them. Normally, this is a bad thing. In Stewart’s case it wasn’t. All the personalities knew about the others and they all got along swimmingly. No personality dominated the others. Whenever something needed to … Continue reading

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Tutoring

Margaux loved photographing the tiny crabs near the Universitie. Two colonies of blue and red crabs thrived there. Occasionally, the two mixed and produced a fascinating array of purple crabs. Herself a mix (Ethiopian and French-Vietnamese), she found her photography … Continue reading

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Hot Date

Maureen sat on the couch. “You said the first date with Paul was great and you planned a second date, right?” Sandra shrugged, “Canceled the second date and got in bed.” “But why?” Sandra grinned shyly. “Paul was still in … Continue reading

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The Best Day

Warren leaned on his cane as he brought his teen-aged daughter to the spot. “It was the best day of my life.” He smiled wistfully. “What happened?” said Evette. Warren pointed to the street drain. “I dropped my paycheck down … Continue reading

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