Category Archives: journey

See you in my dreams

Newly married couples stay in the sweet honeymoon phase, if they haven’t experienced the struggles of financial hardship, intervention from ex-partners, and other challenges that life throws at you. If one of them dies, the other holds that person on … Continue reading

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Dance with my father again

In the days leading up to Father’s Day, he mulls over the irony of his life. His father, whom he has not seen for forty years, is still alive and doing very well from what he’s heard from his two … Continue reading

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Do you believe in love conquers all

“The last time I visited my son, he served pancetta and other delicious hors d’oeuvres. It was very nice. We toasted to his new job. That was a long time ago.” “Yes, he is very good at making appetizers. What … Continue reading

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Note in the middle of the night, message in a bottle

Among his numerous e-mails and text messages that she kept in a password-locked folder, she dwells on one note, written while he was deeply in love but alone and lonely, pining for her love. It reminds her of Nicholas Spark’s … Continue reading

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True love is coming around again

The male nurse writes down her pulse. Her blood pressure is dangerously low. Afraid she will fall back asleep before the doctor arrives, he asks her about the love she has left behind. Would she ever return?

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Give everything I own

On her hospital bed, she stopped the male nurse who had been attending to her since the accident. She could barely speak as her head was completely wrapped in white bandages and her limbs enchained by intravenous tubes and other … Continue reading

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Somebody I used to know on Maui

When she ran out of packing tape, he drove off looking to get some. When she needed help stuffing her miscellaneous items into her boxes and suitcases, he was quick to assist. He gave her his entire time, attention, and … Continue reading

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