Change of Plans

“So, when are you getting married, Antonio?” Mrs. B asked.

“Next year, mom.”

“‘Next year’ again! You say the same thing every year, Antonio, and you’re still not married. You’re 40 years old! You’ve been seeing all these young girls and never settling down! When are you going to marry the mother of your kids?”

“Mom, don’t pressure me! And stay out of my sex life!” Continue reading “Change of Plans”

Hardly a Sidekick

This post was inspired by the Weekly Writing Challenge: My Dear Watson.

Mack was the first friend I made at my first job, when I was fresh out of high school, and is the keeper of all my secrets. She knows where I have all the bodies buried and I am well acquainted with all the skeletons in her closets. Continue reading “Hardly a Sidekick”

Friends with Benefits

Cliff stood at the hotel room window, looking down onto the passing traffic. From the 7th floor, he had a very good view of all vehicular traffic passing the Sans Souci Hotel. A light evening rain adorned the streets below, patterning little rainbow prisms in the traffic headlights. It was a beautiful ambient evening, perfect for an amorous engagement. He checked his watch. It was 7:10 pm. Where was she? He sighed and took another sip of the Cabernet Sauvignon he had brought two hours earlier. Glass in hand, he paced the floor and checked his watch every few minutes. He had a special evening planned: … Continue reading Friends with Benefits