BLOG ON! *** Chapter 22  

TTigerAtty 62M
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5/2/2006 6:46 pm

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5/15/2006 11:24 am

BLOG ON! *** Chapter 22

Dick Steele entered the lobby of the Sheraton Gateway Hotel behind a bellman as commercial jets landed and took off at Los Angeles International Airport only 2 miles away. As he surveyed the expansive lobby area, he spotted her immediately. She was seated in a winged-back chair, and she was reading a magazine. Dick motioned the bellman to take his bags to the check-in counter and wait for him. As Dick strode to greet his friend, he straightened his bright yellow tie and buttoned his navy pin-striped suit coat.

"Hi Michelle!" Dick greeted Michelle Morgan with a broad smile.

"Oh, hi Dick! I didn't notice you arrive!" Michelle smiled back and rose from her chair.

"You look absolutely gorgeous, Michelle!" Dick fumbled for the right words. As a successful attorney, Dick rarely was at a loss for words at any occasion.

Michelle wore a cobalt blue dress that looked absolutely perfect for her. She had chosen to accent it with a bright maize colored necklace, matching earrings and matching bracelet. Her Auburn hair gave off a healthy, clean-looking sheen under the bright lighting of the lobby chandeliers. Her make-up was lightly but tastefully applied. Her blue leather pumps seemed to match her dress perfectly. She was very stunning.

"Give me a hug, Michelle! I've been wanting to hug you for a long time now." Dick was still feeling awkward, but he did manage a confident hug and a friendly kiss on Michelle's cheek.

As they broke from their initial embrace, Dick was feeling good about his decision to meet Michelle. Michelle, likewise, was beaming and the twinkle in her eyes was not lost upon Dick.

"Michelle, it's about 10:45 am. I haven't had breakfast. Would you like to grab a little brunch and talk?" Dick had previously discussed this possiblity with Michelle and she had not yet eaten either.

"Sure, hon, I'm starving!" Michelle responded.

"Great! Let me get checked in, and then we'll go to the hotel restaurant. Just have a seat and give me 5 minutes." Dick said as he turned and walked toward the check-in counter.

When he returned, Dick was beginning to relax and his conversation was much more at ease. He fell right into his normal charming personality and it seemed that he and Michelle had been together for years. He found it easy and natural to talk with her as an old friend. Michelle, a sales manager for a pharmaceutical company, was very much at ease in making conversation. They talked and laughed as they walked hand in hand down the hotel lobby towards the hotel's cafe.

Once seated, they quickly placed their orders and then continued to talk and talk and talk. It seemed that no subject was difficult to discuss between them. They had already shared a lot of personal information via IM chat sessions, email messages and telephone conversations over the course of the past three months. The conversation was warm, lively and engaging.

After the coffee had been served, Michelle reached out across the table to touch Dick's hands and said ...

"Dick, I am so happy that you decided to come out for your seminar. It is so good to actually meet you after talking with you the past several months. I've been looking forward to this day, but was worried it would never come."

"Michelle, you are everything I imagined and more. I'm glad I came out too!" Dick spoke softly and sincerely.

"Oh, here's our food already!" Dick exclaimed.

Dick had ordered a three-egg western omelette, fresh strawberries, hash browns and orange juice. Michelle had ordered oatmeal, a bowl of assorted fruit, wheat toast and grapefruit juice. They enjoyed their first breakfast together and continued to talk about everything under the sun. They ordered more coffee and stayed in the cafe until about 1:30 pm just talking and getting to know each other.

Eventually, there was a lull in the conversation. They looked into each other's eyes and they both knew at that very moment what would happen next.

"Let's order a bottle of champagne to celebrate our new friendship, Michelle. I'll have it sent up to my room where we can be more comfortable. Is that OK with you, hon?" Dick was fairly certain from the signals Michelle had already given off that she would not object.

"I'd love that very much, Tiger! I thought we were gonna sit down here and float away on the coffee before you'd ever get around to asking!" Michelle winked at Dick and spoke in a lowered, sexy voice.

"Waiter, I'd like to order a bottle of your finest champagne to have sent up to our room. Here's my hotel key. Just charge everything to the room." Dick was feeling confident about moving ahead with Michelle.

As Dick inserted his key card into the lock for Room 634, Michelle took his arm and laid her head on his shoulder. As they entered, they noticed that the champagne had already been delivered to their room. The room was large with a king-sized bed, Armoir, desk and chair, dresser, a TV and a comfortable seating area. The bathroom had a large jacuzzi.

As Michelle looked around the room, Dick popped the cork on the bottle of Dom Perignon champagne and poured some in each of two champagne flutes. He handed Michelle a glass and looked into her beautiful azure blue eyes.

"Here's to our new friendship!" Dick offered a toast.

"Here's to a new beginning for both of us!" Michelle replied with her own toast.

Disclaimer: Any similarities between the fictional characters, businesses and locations appearing in this story and actual real people, businesses and locations is purely coincidental and are not purposely intended by the author.

Copyright © May, 2006 by TTigerAtty

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tillerbabe 55F

5/3/2006 12:29 am

Uh-oh!!! (I love your use of color....)

TTigerAtty 62M

5/3/2006 3:58 am

    Quoting tillerbabe:
    Uh-oh!!! (I love your use of color....)
Hi TB! Care to share some champagne with Sparkee? Don't think Dick and Michelle are going to finish drinking it all!

TTigerAtty 62M

5/3/2006 3:59 am

    Quoting sparkee58:
    since you're not going to finish the champagne, can i have it?
    good work.
Sparkee, here's to you and Tiller!

papyrina 51F
21133 posts
5/3/2006 5:44 am

she dresses well nice tale so far

I'm a

i'm here to stay

TTigerAtty 62M

5/3/2006 8:30 am

    Quoting papyrina:
    she dresses well nice tale so far
Thanks Papy!

rm_magnet4u22 49F
18406 posts
5/3/2006 10:32 am

I agree....nice story so far.


TTigerAtty 62M

5/3/2006 10:59 am

The action will soon begin!

want2play926 45F

5/9/2006 8:45 am

This is so good! I love how classy you made both of them!

TTigerAtty 62M

5/9/2006 11:49 am

    Quoting want2play926:
    This is so good! I love how classy you made both of them!
I want the movie to have something for everyone, Want2! Alan Sabre will appeal to the young rebelious, Joe 6-pack. Whereas Dick Steele and Michelle Morgan will appeal to the affluent professional crowd. I can't wait till opening night! We will have a party in Hollywood for all the bloggers who have contributed to the story! I'm thinkin' Harrison Ford for the part of Dick Steele and Nicole Kidman for the part of Michelle Morgan. Whadda ya' think?

want2play926 45F

5/15/2006 10:30 am

Sweet! I love it!

TTigerAtty 62M

5/15/2006 11:24 am

I just hope I can get this thing done and get it submitted. Damn, this is hard work! But, would it be fun to get us all together for the Hollywood premier?!

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