Monthly Archives: July 2011

Revelations

“By the way, did you know Shareefa is married?” Sam asked. Shareefa was his girlfriend who he hooked up with after we broke up. “What?  What happened to you guys?” “We broke up a couple of months ago. It wasn’t working.” “Sorry about that. So where is she now?” “She stays along Mountain View with …

Bump Ins

Three hours later on my way back home, I alighted at the bus stop and headed to the grocery to buy some few tomatoes and onions. As I was waiting for the change, I felt a hand on my shoulder. I quickly turned and there stood Sam.Samuel McGraw or Sam as we used to call …

Change of Plans

The silence wasn’t helping so I decided to change the topic. “Tina, I got a job.” “What? When?” “Early this week. It was actually kind of easy. Fred told me about it.” “That’s good. Congratulations.” “Thanks. It was about time.” “Yea, ill drink to that.” Tina raised her glass and took a gulp. She then …

‘Perfect Couple’

Mum stood up to go answer a call after a few minutes. This gave me a perfect opportunity to ask Tina a few questions. “Tina, whats up?” “I’m good.” “Really? what about those bruises on your face?” “I bumped into something Kate.” She answered and sipped some tea. “Tina, please don’t lie to me. Those …

The Odds

The alarm went off at exactly eight o’clock. Damn! I hated alarms. It was already Friday and remembered that my mother was coming to town today. I dragged myself out of bed, I walked up to the bathroom and showered. I spent almost thirty minutes in the shower alone and another hour preparing myself. By …