October Writing Challenge Day 21: A Blind Date

I ordered the pasta with the spicy sauce, while you kept it simple and opted for carbonara.  The candles were white and they had burned almost into a puddle by the time we had finished the tiramisu and our conversation.  I didn’t count the glasses of wine we shared, but it must have been more […]

October Writing Challenge Day 17: Dead Leaves

You said we were meeting today so I ignored ‘Dress Down Friday’.  Walking through the post-hurricane winds this morning, I held on to my skirt – the full circle, red dogtooth one that I love – and jumped over piles of dead leaves, my stilettos pinching my little toe.  But we were meeting, you said, […]