Jack Kelly awoke somewhere over northern Arizona as the 757 aircraft made its way into Pacific time zone. Yawning with a stretch, he unbuckled his seat belt and scratched his head. He thanked God that the two seats next to him were unoccupied, leaving plenty of room to stretch out and attempt comfort. Jack exhausted about ten different positions until he shrugged a defeated sigh and slid open his iPhone. He had missed more news! And was unable to tweet! The travesty of the situation pummeled him with a soft whimper while he scrolled through the very latest… Continue reading “Infinity 5.” »
Or what’s a Heaven for?
Living a life of comfort is just not for me, I want adventure. Ready to settle down? Not a chance! I’m too free spirited, too inquisitive and curious. My heart pounds for expedition and new experience! Everyone knows that I can’t stay put geographically for too long and I’m feeling another move, an uprooting, a new setting, a new routine, a new adventure and a new pace. I’m craving for it, yearning for it, and I know it’s going to happen…
With the windows rolled down and the summer pop-punk music blasting, the two friends cruised the Garden State Parkway at 75 miles per hour, heading south onto the Jersey Cape as the sun disappeared to the west, its streaks reflecting off aviators while a salty scent of ocean air swept through the vintage 80’s K-car. Their conversation hadn’t stopped in over an hour…
“… It would be simple and affordable. And cute of course. I’d bring her a flower, but just one. Unless it’s a special occasion because I wouldn’t want to overdo it or freak her out. It wouldn’t be a rose either. They’re nice but for a simple date, I’d prefer something, I don’t know, more playful I guess.. like a white carnation.”
“Definitely! And I would leave something on her doorstep because its all about the surprises and what could be better than waking up to something like that?”
“See boss, we’re thinking on those courtly love levels again, and lets be honest with ourselves, that’s just not at all what they really want, even though they’ll say all day that it is.”
The song faded as the car slowed to a stop at the traffic light on Stone Harbor Boulevard, a place that was a heart ache for the driver. Don’t call me peanut by Bayside was next on the ipod shuffle.