Entries by TorrHead

Morning Has Broken (L)

This story contains strong language (L) You can read more about our annotations here. I opened my eyes and stared at the high ceiling and its chandelier, sprawled across the bed on my back, covered just to my waist and only by a sheet. The eight-foot-high French doors stood open to my right, as fresh […]

This Time It’s Just About You (L)

April 12, 2018: The soft light of morning began to inch into our bedroom, casting grey shadows through the closed plantation blinds. Flat on my back in bed and alone, I was in that half-sleep, half-awake stage, coming to terms with the new day. I heard my wife turn off the blow dryer in the […]

Miami Heat

The coconut palms stood in a line on the other side of the pool, fencing the pool deck from the beach and surf beyond. I sat on the edge of the pool, legs dangling in the water, staring across, bathed in sunshine, and glanced at the unusually clear blue sky above. My eyes returned to […]

No Place Like Home

 January 2017 The business trip had taken me across the world and taken two weeks.  Sex was on my mind.  My wife was on mind.  I wanted to hold her, caress her, take her.  The last connecting flight landed late; I drove home from the airport, pulling into my driveway after midnight.  My wife was […]

A River Runs Through It (L)

Often a consumer; first time a contributor. I was excited that my wife could join me, as I spoke to a conference of several hundred adults gathered at a retreat center edged by wild mountains, some open meadow, and deep forest.  The room assigned as our bedroom was comfortable, clean, and Spartan.  The retreat center […]