Tag Archives: Relationships

Back Off

“You didn’t have to come down here today if your back hurts that badly,” Holly said with concern. It was the Sunday before Memorial Day, and the best friends were seated on their favorite bench next to the river.  It … Continue reading

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Be Sure To Stir The Brain Stew

“I really liked the new character you introduced in your serial this week,” Holly stated. Aaron finished drinking his Snapple, but did manage to nod to acknowledge the compliment.  Once the drink was done, he lowered the bottle to reveal … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 3

Aspen Roark used to hate her name.  She had no idea why her parents would hang such a pretentious albatross around her neck, but her theory was that it had something to do with trying to ensure future popularity. Someone … Continue reading

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Off Beat in the Rain

The rain had stopped, but the best friends had to wipe off their favorite bench before they could sit down and stare out at the river. Aaron sipped his Snapple while Holly took a long pull on her coffee.  He … Continue reading

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Mow It Like You Own It

“I meant to compliment you on your lovely dandelion garden,” Holly quipped as she squinted out at the river.  “I drove past your house the other day, and the your front lawn was simply exploding with color from all those … Continue reading

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Changing The Bulb

It was the first Sunday of May.  The sun had returned, but the wind still refused to leave.  The best friends sat on their usual bench and soaked up the view of the river. “Do I have an undeniably positive … Continue reading

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Missing Marriage Much?

Someone was talking to me about a relationship issue the other day.  I wasn’t really listening, but then he put me on the spot by saying, “I bet you don’t miss being married”. I didn’t like that he simply assumed … Continue reading

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Feeling Funny

“Any big plans for today?” Holly asked as she sipped her coffee and braced herself against the bitter wind. It was a Sunday in April, but it was still bitterly cold because that’s how the weather works in Maine.  The … Continue reading

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No Need To Gloat

The gathering storm clouds stared down angrily at the best friends, who simply ignored them and settled in on their favorite bench overlooking the river.  It was Sunday, and the threat of rain wasn’t going to keep them from weekly … Continue reading

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Wind Blown

It was a pleasant Sunday morning in Maine, and the best friends were seated on their favorite bench overlooking the river. “I’ve added a new entry to my Enemies List,” Aaron proclaimed after taking a drink of his Snapple. Holly … Continue reading

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