Tag Archives: Relationships

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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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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The Post-Pandemic Dating Game

It was a beautiful Spring morning in Maine. Aaron and Holly sat on the same bench, mere inches apart, and stared out at the river.  It was an amazing shade of blue today, and really warranted their full attention. Neither … Continue reading

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Not So Gifted

“Do you agree that some people have an unfair advantage in life because they’ve been blessed with certain gifts that others haven’t?” Aaron asked in all seriousness from his bench on his side of the river path. Holly, who sat … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About You

“So how are things with the new boyfriend?” Aaron asked from his side of the path after taking a sip of his Snapple. “Slow down, Speed Racer!” Holly demanded in response, as she held up her hand like a stop … Continue reading

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Based On A Totally Untrue Story

“Thanks again for letting me read the new chapter of your work in progress,” Holly said excitedly from her side of the path as she warmed her hands on her cup of coffee.  “I was just excited to see you … Continue reading

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Talk My Ear Off, Win My Heart

The other day, someone asked what I was looking for in a relationship, Modern Philosophers. That’s an intriguing question, that I could have spent hours answering, but I had a sense my friend was looking for something cut and dry. … Continue reading

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Don’t You Be My Valentine!

“Happy Valentine’s Day!” Holly yelled enthusiastically from her side of the path. Aaron groaned from his side, and then took a long sip of his Snapple. “Don’t start that crap,” he grumbled. “What do you mean?” she shot back innocently.  … Continue reading

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