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Month: January 2014

Chapter 12: Since I Last Saw You

Chapter 12: Since I Last Saw You

“We were together, I have forgotten the rest.” ~ Walt Whitman  Chapter 12 1996  When her brother, Nathan, first introduced Ali to Isaac, she thought her heart would stop. He wasn’t classically handsome, though she did find him unbearably attractive. Six feet tall with an athletic build, Isaac had an easy smile and pastel blue eyes that radiated sincerity. Ali was immediately and utterly charmed. Later, she would come to appreciate Isaac’s intelligence and wit, but what initially drew her…

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Chapter 17: Since I Last Saw You

Chapter 17: Since I Last Saw You

“How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.” ~ Marcus Aurelius Chapter 17 January 29, 2012  “April5th?” Ali shook her head back and forth. “I’ll be in Italy.” Isaac searched his calendar for another possible date. “April 14th?” “I can’t say for sure if I’ll be back by then.” “The 23rd?” “There’s an all-day manager’s meeting scheduled for that day,” Ali said apologetically. “Ali, I don’t see any other possible dates for us all…

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Chapter 36: Since I Last Saw You

Chapter 36: Since I Last Saw You

“Hope is the dream of a waking man.” ~ Aristotle  Chapter 36 July 1-15, 2013 Mobile, Alabama, wasn’t a city that Ali had ever imagined visiting. It’s not that she’d purposely steered clear of it, she’d just never had a reason to consider it before. She realized that she knew nothing about it, really, other than the tales of racial strife back in the sixties, which had undoubtedly skewed her perception. She was about to find out what the city…

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