Shrink Time!


We wanted to spend forever with each other, they would begin; But as they say, nothing lasts forever; In the beginning the love blossomed with each passing day; But as the bliss began to fade, so did the love; Life and work got in the way and we soon lost the thrill of each other’s…

Love Without Eyes Chapter Fourteen


The files went round the table the last time. Signatures were appended making distinct noises in the quiet room. “Great. Take the files, please.” McLean’s secretary took the files. He stood. “It was nice doing business with you both. I hope I can say the same thing 6 months from now,” McLean said as he…

Leave To Cleave Chapter Fourteen


Lisa went to see her mother at the hospital. Annie Cooper seemed to be in a very good mood; being all chatty and excited. Lisa was happy to find her mother all cheerful. “So how are you doing, my child? I know I’ve been talking about me since you got here. What’s going on with…

Leave To Cleave Chapter Thirteen


Lisa entered the doctor’s office after seeing her mother in the ward. Ethan was pacing the room, tapping Jeremy gently on the back. “Are you okay?” Ethan asked with concern. “Yeah I am,” she said with a nod. She sat. Ethan did too. “So what did you observe?” the doctor asked Lisa. “Well, she looks…

Leave To Cleave Chapter Twelve


Lisa lifted her head when she heard a knock on her office door. “Come in.” Sue came in holding an envelope. “This just came in for you, Liz,” she said as she handed it to her. “Thanks.” She took it and opened it. She pulled some papers from the envelope. “What is it?” Sue asked…

Leave To Cleave Chapter Eleven


Ethan came out of the bathroom to find Lisa working on her laptop. “You brought work with you? We talked about this, Lisa!” Ethan said. “I know; I’m sorry but I couldn’t resist the temptation. I promise I’ll be done soon,” Lisa apologized, blinking profusely. Ethan sighed and turned back to the bathroom. Lisa went…

Leave To Cleave Chapter Ten


Lisa went to visit her mother at the institution where she was being admitted. “How are you feeling, mother?” “I don’t like this place, Liz. Please take me away from here.” “Why, do they mistreat you?” “No; not that. I want to be at home…where I belong.” “I understand but they seem to be taking…

Leave To Cleave Chapter Nine


“Hello sweetheart…” Lisa’s voice sang at one end of the line. “Hi babe…how’s your first night without me?” Ethan asked. “Very lonely and boring of course. How’s yours going?” “Well, I can’t say I don’t enjoy the silence around here,” he said teasingly. “Oh yeah?” Ethan laughed. “You know I’m joking. I do miss you….

Leave To Cleave Chapter Eight


The door to Ethan’s office opened but it was the knock that made him look up. “Hi Betty, what’s up?” he asked casually. She smiled. “I was on my way to get coffee and I thought to come and ask you if you wanted some.” “Oh I’m good, thanks. I’ll be out with Mike in…

Leave To Cleave Chapter Seven


“Your mother is apparently suffering from anterograde amnesia affecting time immediately following trauma in this case, the passing away of her spouse,” the psychologist informed the couple. “Okay and what are the chances that her memories would come back to normal?” Lisa asked. “Well, considering her age, it’s possible it could get worse before it…

Leave To Cleave Chapter Six


Lisa had to take little Jeremy with her to the office. Although his persistent cries at intermittent times got to her, she loved to have him there with her. His giggles and smiles made her forget her body aches and the stress she had to endure at work coupled with the regular visits she had…

Leave To Cleave Chapter Five


“He’s such a peaceful little thing,” Lisa said admiringly as she rocked him gently in her arms. “That’s because he’s got you for a mother,” Ethan said. Lisa smiled and gently put him in his cradle. They both stared at him for some time. “We are parents now.” “Yes we are.” “Everything’s going to change…”…