Kenneth – Part IV

"You're kidding!" Todd stared at him. "I'm completely serious." Kenneth replied. "Who cares if she doesn't like jazz?" Todd asked.  "I don't think any women like jazz." "At this stage, I know what I want." "And that's jazz." "Yes." Todd shook his head, sighing. "Like a buddy." "I don't want to settle." "You should be so …

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Cassandra – Part IV

"Do you have any lotion?" Amber asked.  "Mine's done."  The empty bottle hit the rim and bounced into the metal bin. "Sure." Cassandra opened her locker and handed her a tub of shea body butter. "Your boyfriend comin' tonight?" Amber asked, smoothing the butter onto her spray-tanned legs. "Boyfriend?" "Y'know, the Escalade guy." "Oh, maybe."  Cassandra adjusted her long clip-in ponytail.  …

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Kenneth – Part III

Kenneth exited the conference call, hoping the architects' drawings would arrive in time for the City Planning Commission meeting.  He looked at his watch and picked up the phone to call the contractor.  Someone was already on the line. "Hello?" he asked. "Hi." "Who's this?" "Did I catch you at a bad time?" Finally!  "How are …

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