Monthly Archives: December 2013

THE DARK SIDE

(Previously: MEET THE PARENTS) Proclaiming herself famished after the long flight, Destiny happily accepted her parents’ invitation to go out for a nice lunch. The four of them–Destiny, Jack Rory, Cookie and Darth–went to a local sushi place where Darth … Continue reading

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MEET THE PARENTS

(Previously: TIME TO CHANGE) Jack Rory squirmed anxiously in the hard plastic seat of the airport terminal. He was still feeling conflicted about his decision to accompany Destiny on her trip to Florida. It seemed to him as if everything … Continue reading

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TIME TO CHANGE

(Previously: CIRCLE OF TRUST) [Editor’s note: Jack Rory had a brief hiatus this week due to a faulty Internet connection and general holiday mania. We now return to the saga already in progress.] Destiny was getting frustrated. After Jack Rory’s … Continue reading

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CIRCLE OF TRUST

(Previously: USE YOUR WORDS) “Jack Rory! WAIT!” Lisa’s voice rang out so commandingly that Jack Rory stopped in his tracks. “Jack Rory,” she said more soothingly. “Please don’t destroy the sanctity of Group by leaving without closure. You owe it … Continue reading

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USE YOUR WORDS

(Previously: THE HEART OF THE MATTER) Jack Rory looked around the group therapy circle with suspicion and dismay. How could Destiny have possibly thought this was a good idea? In his discomfited state, he made accidental eye contact with a … Continue reading

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THE HEART OF THE MATTER

(Previously: IT TAKES A VILLAGE) With the baby ostensibly in capable hands, there was nothing holding Jack Rory back from resuming the wanton lifestyle he had previously enjoyed with Destiny. (Destiny, for her part, was as enthusiastic as ever.) However, … Continue reading

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IT TAKES A VILLAGE

(Previously: THE ART OF COMPROMISE) Jack Rory was exhausted. The baby, it turned out, was a lot of work. While Destiny had many delectable qualities, it was increasingly apparent that maternal instincts were not among them. And Karen, true to … Continue reading

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