The Girl Friend

"What a nice evening," Dina Corbin thought to herself as she slipped into the shower and let the hot stinging jets of water waft over her body. And it really had been a nice evening, her daughter Lori had come home from college for a weekend visit and brought along her room mate Landry, and …

House Guests

"I think that you're perverted," Dina said to her husband, Alan, "spying on our guests, you must be out of your mind!!!" Alan snickered while he fine tuned the monitor that was receiving a live feed from the guest bedroom! "Oh loosen up, Dee," he replied in an exasperated voice, "don't try and tell me …

Embarrassed

The hurt always seemed to be just below the surface, ready to be torn open with even the most innocent of comments. She remembers as if it were just yesterday, her high school days, the snide remarks by her "friends", the cruel barbs that left permanent scars! She especially thought of those days when she …

Submit

"How many nights will you be staying with us, Mrs. Gentry," asked the young man behind the registration desk? "My husband and I will be staying at least two nights, maybe more," she replied, while her husband Carl stood quietly at her side! "Would you like me to call you a bellhop," the man behind …

Addicted

"Where's Joanna," asked Peggy, "she's always late?!?" Judith smirked a little and responded cattily, "Doesn't Frank have Wednesdays off, if he does, I think we all know what she's up to!!!" The three at the table all chuckled at that one, but it was Susan who came to Joanna's defense when she opined, "Let's not …

The Lesson

"Geesh," Marge said to herself as she hopped out of bed and padded off to the bathroom, "this is three nights in a row for this," while plopping her plush bottom on the toilet seat and relieving her bladder of its contents. She flushed the john and was almost to her bedroom door when she …

Captured

Blair Ryan unpacked her over night bag and smoothed out her dresses before hanging them up in the hotel closet. She wandered over to the window and looked out over the Tel Aviv skyline below and commented out loud, "A whole week in the Holy Land, I can hardly believe I'm here!!!" She was scheduled …

Penance

Sister Mary Francis hurried down the dark corridor while silently cursing herself, "Damn, I'm late again, I hope Mother Superior isn't there yet!!!" Opening the large creaking door at the rear of the sanctuary, twenty sets of eyes turned to see who was late, and unfortunately, one pair belonged to Mother Superior Margaret!!! After Sister …

Not Alone

Sharon stood alone at the far end of the locker room, not taking part in the horse play that was taking place not more than forty feet away, while almost shyly she shed her sweaty gym clothes, wrapped herself in a towel and slipped off to the communal shower. As usual, she had waited until …

Broken Strap

Stella Bordon sat a her desk and reviewed the testimony in a divorce proceeding that her client was involved in. "Geesh," she thought to herself, "this guy is lying through his teeth, Edie is right, he is hiding assets some place!" For the next ten minutes she poured over the deposition of Edie's husband, and …

The Workout

"You don't mind working out at my place tonight, do you," asked Fran? "No, that's no problem," Dani replied, "as long as I get my reps in, I really don't care where I do it!" "Good," Fran said, "then let's get to it!" Both women were serious weight lifters who spent much more time and …

Equestrian

"Oh, I don't know," Angie replied into the phone, "I've got all this house work to do, and I have to pick the kids up after school and take them to soccer practice!" "Come on," Petra shot back, "you haven't been out of that house in over a week, and besides, we pay membership fees, …

The Gift

Rachel Gimbel pulled into the church parking lot while glancing at her watch, it was early in the morning, about six a.m., so she should have the whole place all to herself. Rachel was a volunteer worker who once a week took a turn cleaning and vacuuming the offices and Sunday school rooms. Having never …

Prey

Hal Decker pulled on his turtle neck sweater and padlocked is locker and yelled to the attendant, "Seeya in a couple of days, Jimmy, have a good one!!!" It was a crisp and clear September evening in Minneapolis, and Hal was thinking about how much better he was feeling since he started working out twice …