The legacy teens give their parents a run for the money as we ring out Generation 4 and Generation 5 enters the spotlight.
Birthdays and teen trying to find themselves and their place in the world. Sometimes that gets a bit hairy….
KC has an epiphany which would have a serious impact on his entire family. Will Evey support him again?
Heath has to come to terms with change. KC keeps finding himself in a new position as giver of advice…
Happiness and sorrow often go hand in hand as Heath is reminded of again in this chapter.
Evey and KC are confronted with an avalanche of bad news. Can they handle the ultimate accusations or will it break them?
Abby goes looking for help with her decision and receives a surprising wake up call.
Jacob requests Abby to make a tough choice. Will she be able to or will it break her?
Several of the Camerons and McCoy pursue new endeavors.
NSFW Warning. Nothing too dramatic but use a little caution.
Abigail gets a rude awakening … as does Heath.
Evey talks Heath into a big decision. And KC has big plans as well.
Children get older, a new character is introduced, and some choices are tough and the repercussions unpredictable.
And round and round we go. More confrontation in the Grainger household and Jacob’s father shows his true colors.
Heath has a talk with Abby, then another with Evey. Will any of it bring much needed enlightenment.
At last things seem to have found a balance. Everybody finally gets along. All would be perfect, if it weren’t for that one little problem …
The Graingers are experiencing pre-teen problems first hand, while the kids are fighting their own emotional battles.
Evey learns surprising news from Sam, Heath and Sam have a visitor, which has the biggest impact on someone you would least expect.
We get to know what family life for Heath looks like and get to know Jacob, Samantha’s son, a little better.
The saga continues, as we jump forward to some weeks after the shooting.
How is everybody handling the aftermath?
Everybody loves a happy ending. Things change again, but this time for the better. There is another party which ends in a blast
Fast forward a couple years from the last chapter. Changes, surprises and romance aplenty.
A surprise engagement and a wedding and more …
Everleigh has a fateful encounter, KC catches her in a lie and makes a dramatic decision affecting several of the current main protagonists’ lives.
At the end of the chapter, nothing is as it once was …
The continuation of the last chapter … and our protagonists stumble straight into the next tragedy.
So much controversy. So many ‘what ifs’ … and Everleigh feels like she is going to lose her mind.
As everybody continues to recover from the tragic loss of so many, the world around Everleigh continues to change at a dizzying pace.
A small update chapter after the big shocker previously. Things are re-calibrating for the Camerons.
This chapter brings forth change at the worst time, affecting everyone in the story. Just like a forest fire, life is resillient and eventually recovers, stronger than before. Will this hold true for our protagonists? Or will this be the straw that breaks the camel’s back?
And in an instant it’s all over …
The dire life away from the safety net that was his family, Josh faces new demons. Will it break him, or make him stronger?
A misstep spirals out of proportion quickly …
Everleigh learns the hard way that sometimes change is good, but sometimes it is irreversible.
More news from our forth generation couple Everleigh and KC. Things change, again. And KC finds out news about his parents.
A chapter depicting KC and Everleigh’s trip abroad to shake off the terrible events of the past months. A calm, post, pretty pictures and not much action or drama.
In this chapter a lot of things happen, and a lot changes for a lot of people. A domino effect, put into motion by the accident.
An extended weekend trip out to Del Sol Valley to escape the Autumnal rains back home take an unexpected turn for KC and Everleigh.
This post is mostly about Samantha and how she has been coping with losing Heath.
Heath made tough choices and realized who his soulmate is. The news come as a shock to some.
Heath has to come clean, come to terms and come to his senses.
Just a short post with zero drama following Everleigh and KC around while enjoy their honeymoon.
The moment arrived. Just hours now until the wedding. Everleigh is nervous, just like KC, both blissfully unaware of Heath’s bad news.
“Don’t peek at the dress while I am in the shower, you hear? That is bad luck!” Sam wagged her index finger at Heath. “No need to peek. I already … Continue reading Heath’s Story) The Day Before The Wedding
The day has finally arrived, Evey & KC’s and Heath & Samantha’s wedding. Follow them through the hours before the big event. All will go smooth, after all, what could happen now, right?
A calm before the storm of the impending wedding. Reflective and for once, no bad news.
Heath comes to a realization, after Everleigh had to crack the whip on him again.
More drama yet unfolds, but then the sun seems to break through the dark clouds after all …
Many weeks had passed since Heather had left him. Heath had been on the verge of dipping into a deep depression countless times, the only thing keeping him trying to … Continue reading Heath’s Story) Endings & Beginnings
Several people have their own cross to bear, and many are dealing with the aftermaths of recent events.
Evey is trying to make amends, while Heath faces even greater demons of his own bringing him to the edge of his willpower to lead a regular life.
The events of the past chapters lead to complications affecting several key players negatively. Are the choices irrevocable?
A lot of Blainisms in a very unexpected turn of events.
An update on the tense situation for Heath and Heather.
The young protagonists grow up and leave their nests. Are they ready?
Heath goes through several big changes in his life.
“Oh hell no! Nope. We are gonna have one of those very soon anyway, handcrafted. No room for a free gift with purchase one. And don’t you even dream of going weak on me there, babygirl. To you and your hormones: the answer is NO!” Blaine said.
“Oh well, gimme that ring.” KC said, holding out his hand.
“Just give me that damn ring.”
“Give it to me or do I need to rip it off of you?”
Everleigh hesitated, then slipped the ring off her finger and dropped it into KC’s hand.
We’ll find out what is going on between Heath and Catherine. Then Everleigh hits a rough patch …
Heath paced back down the sandy path to the beach yet again. He had met a beautiful girl by chance, she agreed to meet with him. Just … where? Idiot! … Continue reading 4-12) News & Advice
More shocks and changes for several people …
Editorial Note: Took the accompanying pictures to this and two following posts while travelling but come to find many of the images are corrupted and I cannot fix them. Sorry. … Continue reading 4-10) Cousins & Couples
The climax all the recent events have been building up to, affecting several people in different ways.
Things are getting away while on a getaway ….
The last drop needed to overflow the bucket. Evey will have to make a tough choice.
Everything becomes a lot more complicated … can Everleigh handle all of that?
Everything comes at a price … is it worth it?
EN: Most of the images are dark as most of this takes place at night. Sorry, but could not lighten them up more without losing the needed effect.
Conflict ensues, but the reason is different from anything we have seen so far.
Everleigh and KC’s big date. Will it be a gem or a dud? And KC’s birthday party is coming up. How will that go? Either way, we will get to know KC a little better …
What kind of secretive, pretentious game is KC playing? Or is it not a game after all?
The first chapter of the new generation – and already a roller-coaster for all involved. Things can only get better, right?
DISCLAIMER: You may need tissues, some very sappy and sobby parts in this one. Liam and Vivian walked out of the beachhouse together. Both visited their aging parents as often … Continue reading Eternal Love
Liam told Leonie everything in the best sequence he could muster. Her face was like stone, her eyes wide. She never said a word. Only frowned. Once he was done … Continue reading 2-36) The Abrupt Ending
He felt her hands all over him. Still. He also felt like waking from a long slumber. Her voice … even that sounded different. Kinda like … Leonie’s. His eyes … Continue reading 2-35) Backed Against A Wall
Weeks had gone by. No. Weeks had dragged by. Ever since Leonie and the kids found a house and moved out, I stayed home a lot. No, also not true. … Continue reading Special Chapter) Substance Abuse Issues
Vitto came into the bedroom again. “Sweetheart, we really have to go now. We are already late.” “OK, I’ll just go naked then. Nothing freaking fits anymore. Dammit!” “Just wear … Continue reading Special Chapter) Equal & Opposing Reactions
“Hey baby, you okay?” Liam asked, reaching for Leonie, who dodged his embrace. This was very unusual for her. He had only just arrived 2 hours ago after having been … Continue reading Special Chapter) The Big Scare
Seven people were present in the living room in our beach house. Ezio and Melissa had just arrived. Vivian, Vitto, Blaine and I were there, as was our son Liam, … Continue reading Special Chapter) Un-Turning
“Hey punk.” Ezio greeted Blaine as he walked into the living room. “Mafioso.” Blaine nodded at Ezio just briefly taking his eyes of the TV show he was watching. “You … Continue reading 1-50) Straight Talk
Adrianna’s heart was beating fast and she felt slightly nauseated as Blaine asked her “Ready?” No, she was not ready for this, not at all. But it was real, there … Continue reading Prelude To A Legacy 7) The Wrench in the Wheel
Adrianna heard several voices arguing loudly as she unlocked the door. She inhaled deeply. While she was generally brave, just as her dad raised her, right now she just wanted … Continue reading Prelude to a Legacy Chapter 6) Another Twist
“Give me your phone.” Ezio demanded. “What?! NO!?” Adrianna protested. “Phone now, or I will have your line turned off!” “What kinda Stasi shit is this now?!” Adrianna reluctantly … Continue reading Prelude to a Legacy Chapter 5) Romeo & Juliet 2018
“Hey dad!” “Hey honey.” Ezio mechanically replied from behind his newspaper, but then realized it was dark and looked up at his daughter. “Did you just get home from school?” … Continue reading Prelude to a Legacy Chapter 4) First Love
“Viktoria!” Ezio came hurrying towards me from the hallway into our bedroom, where I was making the bed. “Ezio?” “Have you seen Addy’s room of late?” “I see it daily. … Continue reading Prelude to a Legacy Chapter 3) The Story of Ezio & Viktoria
“WHAT is that!?” Ezio exclaimed with urgency into the quiet of the dinner. Everyone’s eyes followed where his finger was pointing on Adrianna’s upper arm, where from underneath the … Continue reading Prelude to a Legacy Chapter 2) Teenagers Being Teenagers
“What is that stuff our daughter is wearing? Is that sleepwear or something she wants to leave the house in?” Ezio whispered in my ear, as I was preparing the … Continue reading Prelude to a Legacy Chapter 1) A Child Becomes a Teen