Life on the Fast Track – 10

Track 10 – You showed up when I was having a Hard Day…my heart moved Terry found Danny making breakfast while he fed the white cat milk.  She paused at the entrance into the kitchen and let out a whistle. “Well, well, you look quite at home, my dear big brother.” “Do you want eggsContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 10”

Life on the Fast Track – 9

Track 9 : It’s the small things like trust, honesty…wanting to take care of the cat An hour later, they sat on Jasmine’s couch, sharing a glass of wine; soft music filled the living room.  Jazz had her feet over Danny’s lap and he was stroking them absently as they talked. “Your father is reallyContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 9”

Life on the Fast Track – 8

Track 8: The Sands of Time Flow Too Fast when we Talk. “Jazz, come on,” Danny called. She cleared her throat and righted her dress.  She hurried out into the hallway to find him holding her black sweater.  He helped her wear it, and made sure it was buttoned before he ushered her out.  TheContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 8”

Life on the Fast Track – 7

Track 7: Mama Yells, Best Friend Shocks, and the First Date “Hi Mum,” Jasmine said, holding the door open for Wanja. “Don’t ‘hi mum’ me when you have explaining to do,” Wanja stated. “I’ve been worried about you.  Not coming to dinner, not calling me, kwa nini unajificha?What’s going on with you?  ” (Why areContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 7”

Life on the Fast Track – 6

Track 6 : Family comes knocking the morning after Sunrays danced into the quiet bedroom through a crack in the heavy curtains.  They made glittering shapes on the queen-size bed where rumpled covers fell to the floor.  The white floral sheet half covered the two figures deep asleep on the bed.  A car passed onContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 6”

Life on the Fast Track – 5

Track 5 : If you say ‘Yes’, I promise, It will be Good. Making his way through the crowd, Danny followed Jasmine out of the club, catching up with her outside. “Jazz,” Danny said, rushing in front of her, stopping her progress to her car. “Spit it out.  No more games.” Jasmine stared at him.  “IContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 5”

Life on the Fast Track – 4

Track 4: My blood is the color of engine oil Hidden in the lush green lands of Kiambu, was a private three-acre farm converted into a racing track.  Danny and Jimmy had worked years on modifying the piece of land for their racing needs.  Their work resulting in an exciting racing movement with an exclusiveContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 4”

Life on the Fast Track – 3

Track 3 – I Like You So Much, I’m Terrified The next few minutes were a blur for Danny.  He could only think of her delicious scent when she leaned into him.  Her soft lips on his clean-shaven jaw and how much he wanted her to do it again. “Danny?” Jasmine called again, snapping himContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 3”

Life on the Fast Track – 2

Track 2: The Situation as it is, is not what you See A white fluffy cat jumped up on the kitchen counter when Jasmine walked into the kitchen.  She purred loudly and Jasmine chuckled. “I know you’re hungry, Min.  So am I.  What do you think we should eat?” Jasmine went to the refrigerator, staringContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 2”

Life on the Fast Track – 1

Track 1: The Unexpected Loud rock music filled the garage.  Crashing guitars and drums accompanied by screaming vocals, how anyone could appreciate this stuff was unbelievable. “Danny!  Holy Virgin, how can you exist like this?  You’ll never get a wife.” The song ended and Danny got the last part of the comment.  Sliding out fromContinue reading “Life on the Fast Track – 1”