At the crack of each dawn, Lisa hurriedly gets out of bed and goes to her aunt’s bakery shop tagging along two of her younger siblings to help out. Filing the biscuits on silver trays before they’re put inside the oven is as easy as a pie so even Lisa’s younger sisters could do the
When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider: God has made the one as well as the other. We all have a fair share of luck. Question is: are you ready to get lucky? I’m no feng shui master nor star-reader, I’m just opinionated, ergo, here’s my list: 1. Cheer up.
“What happened to your face?” her Aunt Carol asked. “It’s nothing. I just bumped into something,” Lisa nonchalantly answered. Her bluish-black left cheek was due to Ritch’s punch when she pissed him off while they were swimming. She really had a hard time pleasing her arrogant, bratty, and powerful cousin. Owning a bike is power.
We all probably need coffee or we’re all in peril dozing off in the face of inanity. I was surprised I had to look up the meaning of ‘inane’ just to be sure of what Richard Mitchell meant in his foreword at “Less Than Words Can Say”. The last sentence made me drink my second
“Is she your only daughter? Ms. Vargas asked. Why would she think I’m an only child? Lisa thought. Now, she had regrets seeing how distressed her mom was having to tell her previous classmates that she already has six kids. “No.” “I think she’s smart enough to meet this school’s high standards,” Lisa felt a lump in her throat upon hearing ‘smart’. “She’s
“What did I miss while I was away?” “Yasser was talking about his cats.” “Really? He has cats?” “Yeah, I have six,” a deep yet cheery voice interrupted our chat. “Oh..that’s a lot.” “What breed are they?” another voice asked. The ‘cat talk’ deepened but my eyes had started straying around the hotel’s interior, from
Near or far, you catch me breathless, From a distance, you’re so blue and oh, so endless, As I sit next to you, I’m cuddled with peace, Yet your waves could often be such playful beasts. You’re fun, you’re wild, you’re free yet priceless, You rip my clothes, you simply love to get me undressed, Your moods sink