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Jul 11, 2013 - Thursday Story    No Comments

Rules Of Engagement Part 9

When the going gets tough… – Hey, Mike, hi, what’s up? – Oh, hi Kate… – Sorry, did I wake you up? – No, no, it’s just this damn cold. What happened? Is everything ok? – Oh, you wouldn’t believe it. I got the part! – Oh, that’s…that’s pretty amazing. Good. Great. – Yeah. It’s probably not such a big deal. What about you? Did you get any answer from that firm you went to on Monday? – No, not […]

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Sep 20, 2012 - Thursday Story    No Comments

Rules Of Engagement Part 8

Getting a job without trying Kate woke up feeling all dizzy. She looked at the clock on the wall, yawned, and got back to bed. Sat there with her eyes closed for a couple of seconds, then instantly opened them and jumped out of bed. “Oh crap, oh crap, oh crap”, she thought while brushing her teeth and washing her face in a hurry. She picked up the first clothes she could find, put on a bit of mascara, grabbed […]

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Jul 26, 2012 - Thursday Story    No Comments

Rules Of Engagement Part 7

Trying to get a job The next morning, Kate woke up with the sound of her ringtone. Half asleep, she grabbed the phone and answered: – …mmm, hi. – Kate? Hi, sorry, it’s Mike. Did I wake you up? – No, of course not. I was just sitting in bed, watching TV, said Kate, while actually thinking: “Who the hell calls at this hour in the morning?” Little did she know that it was almost noon. – Oh, great. I […]

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Jul 12, 2012 - Thursday Story    No Comments

Rules Of Engagement Part 6

On The Telephone Once all the madness was over, Kate just sat on a chair, with a cup of coffee in one hand and a cigarette in her mouth. It was definitely not the time for a coffee, but Kate didn’t care anymore. She was so exhausted that one coffee couldn’t change the situation. She was also angry and nervous at the thought that she let her best friend down again. But she had her pack of cigarettes to help […]

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Jul 6, 2012 - Thursday Story    No Comments

Rules Of Engagement Part 5

Meet the dad –          Guess we’re meant to be together, Alex said smiling at Kate, while she was trying to force a smile. Then, turning to the person next to him, he said: Dad, meet Kate. –          Oh, so you are the famous Kate I’ve heard so much of. Even more beautiful than my son described you. If I were any younger, what I would do to you. Or, are you one of those girls who are into older men? Can I […]

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Jun 28, 2012 - Thursday Story    No Comments

Rules Of Engagement Part 4

Waiting Kate hopped in the first Taxi and went straight to the Café. In the meantime, she tried calling Mike a couple of times to explain him the entire situation, but every time she tried to call, Mike’s phone was out of service. So, she wrote him a text message explaining the entire situation. Then, she deleted it. It was something way too personal to tell a guy on a first date. But then, what kind of a relationship could […]

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Jun 21, 2012 - Thursday Story    No Comments

Rules of Engagement Part 3

A friend in need Meanwhile, Kate was standing in front of Maribo Cafe, watching hopelessly as a 60 year old man was being carried to the ambulance parked in front of the Cafe. Two hours before, as Kate was getting out of her building and heading for the tea place where she was supposed to meet Mike, her phone rang. “Missing me already”, she thought to herself, expecting to see it was Mike calling. Instead, it was her best friend, Tanya, desperately […]

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