Tag Archives: best friends

No Masking His Frustration

Holly checked out Aaron in her peripheral vision as she sipped her coffee.  He was acting stranger than usual, and she was simply working up the strength to address it. She really didn’t want to ruin a perfectly gorgeous Summer … Continue reading

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Olympic Flameout

“Have you been watching the Olympics?” Holly asked after taking a sip of her coffee. “Nope,” Aaron replied without hesitation.  “Couldn’t be any less interested.” It was an overcast morning along the Penobscot River, and the best friends were perched … Continue reading

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Registering A Complaint

“You know what really pisses me off?” Aaron asked the moment they sat down on their bench that overlooked the river. “There are so many things, so I have a million guesses,” Holly replied with a mischievous smile on her … Continue reading

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Interleague Play

Aaron and Holly sat on their usual bench overlooking the Penobscot River.  It was a gorgeous summer day, and the ducks were out for a morning swim. Holly sipped her coffee and smiled at the ducks, while Aaron sat in … Continue reading

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Forty-Two

“What do you think this is all about?” Aaron asked before taking a sip of his Snapple. He continued to stare out at the river.  It was a gorgeous summer day in Maine, the kind that almost made residents forget … Continue reading

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The Windows To My Bankruptcy

“You look angry,” Holly pointed out as she watched Aaron sip his Snapple.  “I can see it in your eyes, and the eyes are the windows to the soul.” She smiled.  He did not. It was a beautiful day along … Continue reading

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What Do Ducks Think?

Martha and Mildred were octogenarians and lifelong Mainers, who loved walking along the river whenever the weather allowed. “Look, there’s that cute couple we see every Sunday,” Martha pointed out to her best friend. “They look like they really love … Continue reading

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Running A Slight Baby Fever

“Do you want to have kids?” Holly asked nonchalantly from her end of the bench. Aaron, who was sitting on the other end of the same bench, spit out the Snapple that he had just sipped from the bottle. Luckily … Continue reading

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Stop The Rockets’ Red Glare

“I thought about you last night,” Holly informed him before taking a sip of her coffee to hide her devious smile. She knew such a comment would irk Aaron, but since he was being a little too quiet for her … Continue reading

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Try To See It My Way

It was a beautiful morning in Maine, and perfect weather for an outing along the river walk.  It was 70 degrees, there wasn’t a cloud in the sky, and sun was shining brightly. Holly loved this time of year.  As … Continue reading

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