Monthly Archives: February 2011

Level of Incompetence

Jack Bendon drove to work hoping the IT guys fixed his computer. He arrived to find the president of the company along with the IT guys waiting for him at his cubicle. “Good morning, Jack,” said Damian Sincerbox, president and … Continue reading

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Gas Pump

It was the kind of a sultry night Cecil had come to expect from Central Texas. Being an outsider, Cecil had done his best to blend in. He pulled into Austin on I-35 after a long day at university. His … Continue reading

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The Tantrum

Becky was used to demanding customers. She’d worked as a barista at the Caffeine Fix, in the swanky neighborhood of Rosedale, for four years. In that time she’d learned that rich people are equal parts demanding and downright strange. At … Continue reading

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Violently ill- a definition

Violently ill- what you feel after a piano falls on your head.

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Dreamworks

Quincy lay in bed, slowly drifting off to sleep. He got into the habit of keeping a notepad and pen on his bedside table. In these twilight moments ideas would flash through his head. He’d been pondering the nature of … Continue reading

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The Coffee Klatch

Stacey and Marie met Monday morning at their favorite coffee shop, The Caffeine Nation, for their usual coffee klatch. “I met someone,” said Marie. “I think he may be the one.” “Details. I need details,” said Stacey. “I used one … Continue reading

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Midlife Marathon

Craig had a bet with his wife. If he succeeded, he’d get the sixty inch 3D TV for his man cave. If he finished the marathon dead last or quit midway through, then he’d stop dying his hair and sell … Continue reading

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