Simple Talks: The Date

“No.”
“Not that one.”
“Ew, THAT?”
“That’s itchy!”

I growled, rolled my eyes and threw the three dresses I had in my hand on the bed.
“Really …?” I asked and thought briefly about smacking myself upside the head.
“Don’t even think about that, you’ll give me a concussion!” my brain said.
I fell down on the bed, back first and groaned.
“It’s hard enough to chose clothes for a date as it is, but with you two nags it is literally impossible!” I said.
“Virtually”, my brain said.
“Literally”, my body answered and refused to let me get up again. “See? I win.”

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Simple Talks: All we Need is Love

“Hey. Hey there. Wake up!”
I slowly opened my eyes, looking around my dim bed room and then at my clock. Eight in the morning on a Saturday. I closed my eyes again.
“Hey, right over here!”
I looked to the left, where my dog Dutch was curled up next to me. He was still snoring.
“No, over here!”
I glanced to the right toward the window. The voice was too close to be outside. I was probably dreaming. I pinched myself.
“Ow! What did you do that for?”
I stared at my arm that I had just pinched. Definitely dreaming. I closed my eyes again.
“Really? You are just going to ignore me?”
I refused to open my eyes. “Whoever you are, I am not talking to you” I said.
“Fine, if that’s how you want to play it” the voice said, sounding insulted.

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