December 2013

Shall We Wine / 2013 / December

Champagne Diaries: shades of love, part 4

Cameron walked into the quiet restaurant and immediately made eye contact with Roxanne who was sitting at the bar. “Damn,” he whispered. It’s too soon to fall in love. The first thing he noticed was her hair. She wore large ringlets that framed her girlish face. One defiant curl rested on her forehead just above her brow bone. Lovely… no pretty. He settled on striking. He moved a few steps closer to get a better look at her. Her skin was...

Champagne diaries: it’s a girl part 3

Half way through the bottle of Veuve-Clicquot, Cameron decided to head out. He was too happy to be home alone. “It’s over. Meet me for a drink.” He sent Charles a text. “Not tonight. The baby is coming,” Charles responded. Charles and Sandy have been married for seven years and trying to have a baby for six. In their third year of marriage, Sandy was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Year three and four were hell. In year five Charles’ parents and...

Champagne Diaries: champagne to the rescue part 2

Alone…Corrine never expected to end up here after five years of marriage. Her brother Jack’s condo sat empty for two years after he… died. “At least I had a place to go,” she thought. Moving in with her mother was not an option. She looked around the condo. Her mom had not been here since the police found Jack. When her brother died, killed himself, Corrine had to take care of everything. She made the funeral arrangements, found a service to...