Monthly Archives: December 2013

Dream A Little Dream

  Leo read the words on the door. Guidance Counsellor. He bit his lip and knocked.   “Enter at your own risk.”   Leo poked his head in the door. “Pardon?”   “I’m just kidding. C’mon in,” said Ms. Purcell. … Continue reading

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Betrayed By A Beard

The lecture hall cleared out after the final class before Winter break. Colby played with his beard as he watched the last few students file out.   “Dr. Kilgore, can I speak with you for a second?” he asked.   … Continue reading

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The Five Year Plan

  The long pause between Kitty Horton and the Human Resources Manager was oddly settling. Kitty enjoyed silence. She believed they were opportunities to play thought games, like trying to figure out what her interviewer did as a hobby.   … Continue reading

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Perspective- In Three Brief Chapters

  1. It only took a matter of seconds. Owen sat behind the wheel, staring straight ahead. He was still not sure how how got talked into this. Out of the corner of his eye came a flash.   No … Continue reading

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Still Too Young To Care

  When the front door opened it was as if the whole house held it’s breath. Gwen was home. Amy gave a relieved sigh. Sanity would soon be restored.   “Hi, mom. What’s the crisis?” asked Gwen as Amy puttered … Continue reading

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When Husbands Get Sick

The groaning from the bed grew louder as Cassidy stared into the bathroom mirror. She rolled her eyes as she applied foundation.   “Cassidy, I’m sick,” Fletcher moaned.   “I know. Why don’t you rest.”   “I can’t. My throat … Continue reading

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Networking From An Ice Pack

  “Did you read my blog today?”   The question made Vaclav shudder. He knew the question was coming eventually, but it didn’t help him prepare an answer.   “No,” he said. He felt like a criminal awaiting judgment.   … Continue reading

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