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Category Archives: Divorce

TALES OF ROMANCE – On Sale

These short stories and creative columns examine entertaining but stressful problems about people merely doing what nature mandates. They seek love or companionship on dating websites and meet people at work or on the phone or even at the southern border. They marry or date and quarrel with each other or former spouses unwilling to […]

Also posted in Dating, George Thomas Clark, Marriage, Sex, Tales of Romance

Trump Denounces Bezos

I’m not only protecting you against invaders I’m battling enemies right here at home. One of the most dangerous is Jeff Bezos, a lousy businessman who needed lots of luck and cheating to amass a fortune of a hundred sixty billion and employ six hundred thousand people. The United States Postal Service subsidizes Bezos and […]

Also posted in Amazon.com, Donald Trump, Infidelity, Jeff Bezos, Karen McDougal, Marriage, National Enquirer, Sex, Taxes, Washington Post

The Honor of a Lady

Soon after his wealthy father died, I married Truxtun Beale and we moved to Washington, D.C. where I spent much time alone in his mother’s elegant Decatur House, across from the White House, while he traveled to Central Europe and Siberia and other rough places he couldn’t take me. In two years we nevertheless managed […]

Also posted in Bakersfield, Edward Beale, Gold, Infidelity, Marriage, Mexican-American War, Mexico, Sex, Truxtun Beale, Ulysses S. Grant

Published – Vincent Brothers Mass Murder Trial

Vincent Brothers was a respected educator in Bakersfield, first as a teacher and then as an administrator. Later, he was accused of murdering his wife, three young children, and his mother-in-law. Brothers said he didn’t do it. Circumstantial evidence indicated otherwise. In the 10 creative columns that comprise Vincent Brothers Mass Murder Trial, author George […]

Also posted in Education, Murder, Sex, Vincent Brothers

Garage Sale

This is going to be the greatest garage sale ever. I’ve advertised in the newspaper and posted pictures on social media and taped flyers throughout the neighborhood and told some neighbors and friends to come over this beautiful Saturday spring morning starting at seven. I open the garage door a half hour early and several […]

Also posted in Furniture, Garage Sales, Housing, Jewelry, Jose Abeto Zaide, Marriage, Mental Health, Romance, Tales of Romance

Tales of Romance

TALES OF ROMANCE Entertaining stories about men and women dating, marrying, swinging, divorcing, and more… 99 cents on Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo Books Click here for Amacon Barnes & Noble Apple Books Kobo Books

Also posted in Dating, George Thomas Clark, Marriage, Sex, Tales of Romance

Loving Lana Turner

I’m just Judy Turner being followed by boys down the halls of Hollywood High and that’s pretty good but not nearly as exciting as when a reporter spots me cutting class in a cafe and sends me to an agent. Right away MGM signs me and says I’m one of the most beautiful women in […]

Also posted in Artie Shaw, Infidelity, Lana Turner, Los Angeles, Marriage, Movies, Sex

Drinks on Our House

This story is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Alcohol, Homeless, Marriage, Romance 2

Introduction on a Train

This story is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Bing Crosby, Los Angeles, Marriage, Movies, Romance, San Francisco

Cary Grant and His Brides

This story is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Barbara Hutton, Cary Grant, Dyan Cannon, Movies, Sophia Loren

Proper Behavior

This story is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Dating, Depression, Romance, Sex

Marvin Gaye to his Father

Dear Father, Why do you beat me so? I’m your son and love listening to your inspired sermons and beautiful singing and know someday you’ll be more than a lay preacher. Most of all I enjoy being with you and hoping someday you’ll be proud of me. I know you will. You’ll hug me, and […]

Also posted in Berry Gordy, Cocaine, Detroit, Los Angeles, Marvin Gaye, Mental Health, Motown, Murder, Music

Brief History of a John

This story appears in the collection “In Other Hands”

Also posted in Dating, Marriage, Nevada, Prostitution, Sacramento, Sex, Slavery

Blue Collar Babe

This story is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Dating, Marriage, Romance, Sex, Short Pieces - GTC

Dear Friends

This story is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Alcohol, Bankruptcy, Cocaine, Drugs, Economics, Friendship, Marriage

Edgar Payne v. Elsie Palmer Payne

This story is part of the collection “Paint it

Also posted in Art, Edgar Payne, Elsie Palmer Payne, Laguna Beach, Los Angeles, Marriage, Painters

Waiting Room

Waiting room roar: she cheats so does he they’re divorcing and lucky to escape. You can’t. Doctor always late and secretary refuses to shoot TV.

Also posted in Doctors, Health, Marriage, Sex, Short Pieces - GTC

Child Bride

This story is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Children, Marriage, Religion, Sex, Short Pieces - GTC

Nightmare Apartment

This excerpt is now in the collection “Tales of Romance”

Also posted in Housing, Marriage, Mental Health, Neighborhoods, Short Pieces - GTC

Electric Razor

Bob and stepfather didn’t get along but Bob always admired man’s affluence and, recently, fancy new electric razor. Before school, when it hummed, Bob knew couldn’t borrow razor. He’d only have access when old man was out running company. On easy afternoon Bob checked mother wasn’t lurking, and then rushed into master bathroom, plugged in […]

Also posted in Families, Marriage, Short Pieces - GTC

Michoacan

This story is from the collections “The Bold Investor”

Also posted in Domestic Violence, Marriage, Mexico, Michoacan, Short Stories - GTC, The Bold Investor