“Time for dinner, kids,” I called from the dining room and waited for the pattering of steps and the cheerful laughter but none came. Advertisements
“That’s odd, didn’t you say that couple’s going to take the boat for the night?”
“What. The. Hell. Happened?” I enunciated each word slowly and clearly.
A follow-up to this story… “Do you remember the fire that made the news a few years ago?” I nodded.
In the last moments of his life, Dad told me something that changed my life forever.
Slowly, she turned the knob and pushed the door inward.
I was at work when my secretary knocked and presented me with a white envelope. “A gentleman dropped this off for you.” I accepted the envelope as my secretary hastily retreated. I rolled my eyes. Why is everyone in this building afraid of me? Inside the envelope was an orange construction paper. The words,…
He led me through the woods blindfolded, wanted to show me his gift for our anniversary. I felt giddy, wondering what it could be. Heck, it can be anything. He’s an artist after all. “Are we there yet?” “Almost,” my sweet husband whispered in my ear, “Now, step to your right,” I obeyed as he…
“Um, how much are these hats?”
“Stop following me!” Her scream rang through the hotel corridor.
“Oh no, not again.” Sammy muttered, staring out the living room window.
“Does anyone know what this is?” The children shook their heads at the picture.
“Open the door slowly,” Sara nudged Eddie. Eddie rolled his eyes and ignored her. He pushed the closet door open.
He would be drunk that night. He would stumble up the stairs to his apartment, too wasted to notice the door to his apartment was standing ajar.
Kelsey followed the crowd up to the street level. “Whoa,” She gasped and gazed at the tall buildings.
The detectives walked through the house in disgust.
Charlotte sighed, “This has to be the most beautiful view I’ve ever seen, don’t you agree? It’s too bad we can’t spend forever here.”
Leigh gasped, “I can’t believe it’s still here!”
Sitting before his computer, he groans disappointingly.
Inspired by this story… Day 123 after selling house, quitting job, and buying a boat:
Racing across the warehouse, he found her lying in a pool of blood, gasping for breath.
These shoes hasn’t always been in the attic collecting dust and cobwebs.
“I’m going to step out for a few minutes, babe. If you want something to eat, I’ve made you a sandwich.”