No Party Neil

Neil was terrified of socializing. Every time he attended a party he would stand quietly in the corner. A “successful” party was one at which he said more than the occasional monotone “Hi.” This impediment applied to other parts of … Continue reading

Love Takes Time

Laura and Vinny were rival lawyers
On opposite sides of a big lawsuit.
Vinny was defending a matchmaker,
Eveline, who believed in a “three date” rule.
“True love is not always instant,” she said.
All couples sign a contract to that affect.
Keeping it enforced is another story.
Everyone has notions of whom they will love.
Some forget the power of healthy disagreements.
This statement made Vinny look at Laura.
It was hard not to admire her presence.
Many arguments could be had with her.
Each one would be a pleasure in the future.

– Alex Schattner (8/30/12)