Aadi – Chapter 4

Chandra Gains a New Family There seemed to be no softening of Hameer’s attitude, but Dakshana had learned through the London Reddy family Chandra had been a frequent guest in their home through her studies and realized there would be an eventual confrontation on that issue. Dakshana wanted to see her son Aadi happily married to a woman of his choice and she liked this … Continue reading Aadi – Chapter 4

Amber’s Rediscovery Chapter 2

Impulsive Reconnection The Jackson home in their cul-de-sac had been sold soon after Amber went to boarding college. Tad Jackson on his release from the army was recruited as a consultant to one of the government departments so was now located in the capital where his current work was. It was natural then that through his influence Amber was offered a government job in social … Continue reading Amber’s Rediscovery Chapter 2

Richie’s New Year Surprise

Richard Banks hobbled down the footpath for a daily inspection of his mail box. It was a ritual he’d performed since retiring from his work as a mechanic. He was noted around the district as one who could fix anything mechanical farmers possessed and some of their equipment had long since run out of service options as those products had ceased production for one reason … Continue reading Richie’s New Year Surprise

Jena’s Christmas Wish

The ocean looked inviting as Jena made her way to school. She slowed and put her right foot down to touch the ground and stabilize the bike while she paused to watch as her habit was each morning. There was something restful about the Pacific Ocean with its ebb and flow of waves washing white sands of this bay area. She loved this vantage point … Continue reading Jena’s Christmas Wish

Enemy Friend – Chapter 3

A Family for Armando Armando shed tears of joy to think there was someone who cared for him that much. He knew they’d take good care of his business and customers were quite familiar with the children who’d grown up helping him there. They were now adults. The train journey south was quite different to the one many years ago when he made the trip … Continue reading Enemy Friend – Chapter 3

Christopher’s New Year Present

Christopher Miles sat thoughtfully gazing out the window at the palatial grounds spread out before him. Not bad for a thirty-year-old guy he thought to himself but there was no pleasure in the thought of his prosperity at such an early age. The most treasured asset he valued had departed a month earlier taking his two children with her leaving him to celebrate Christmas alone. … Continue reading Christopher’s New Year Present

NEW YEAR DISCOVERY

Anna Patricia Spaulding negotiated the corridors warily as she headed for the exit from her return home domestic airport. It had been a long and tiring trip back from the convention where executives from top corporations rubbed shoulders annually gleaning any information they could get about their competitor’s plans and operations and generally enjoying the company of people who worked at the top levels of … Continue reading NEW YEAR DISCOVERY

The Happy Christmas Surprise – Chapter 1

Lifestyle Transitions William Dreseler III sat in his makeshift hut on a hill overlooking the company present logging location British Columbia Canada and contemplated his assets. These consisted of a bed table and two chairs he’d constructed plus a pot belly stove useful for keeping warm and cooking in winter. His real treasure was safely installed in a bank in Vancouver and he’d worked hard … Continue reading The Happy Christmas Surprise – Chapter 1

Mother’s Day Surprise

Clara sat up in bed with difficulty. Reaching behind she adjusted pillows, so they gave her back more support. Her back ached and she winced as the effort adjusting those pillows disturbed back vertebrae that now ground together. She gave a little cry of surprise and shook her head sadly. Slipping back into memory lane she remembered how it hadn’t been that way for much … Continue reading Mother’s Day Surprise

New Year Gift

Johnny sat in his play room mulling morning activities at pre-school appointment. He liked school. Miss Angie was his most favourite teacher and she took a personal interest in each of the children under her care. There were other teachers in pre-school, and they were OK but Angie had fixed his hurt leg once when he fell over and she’d comforted him when some of … Continue reading New Year Gift