Monthly Archives: February 2015

Family Dynamics

“I wonder if there really is some odour that would make me completely irresistible to women, like on the commercials?” asked Perry. He looked over at Rachel, his girlfriend of three months. “Huh?” said Rachel. She was busy looking at … Continue reading

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The Oscars And Medieval History

(Overheard in a library.) “Did you watch the Oscars Sunday night? One of the winners was going on about how society is unfair.” “Stop.” “What?” “I don’t want to hear about it.” “Who peed in your Corn Flakes this morning?” … Continue reading

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Fatal Attraction

Brandon walked into the archery club with a goofy grin on his face. He didn’t get a word out of his mouth before his friends pounced. “Uh oh. That can’t be good,” said Rufus, pointing at Brandon’s face. “Listen, man. … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever

“It’s been a long winter,” said Kyle. The other two guys around the table seemed too focused on their cards to notice him. “Okay, I’ll bite. How long is it?” asked Sid. “People are getting major cabin fever. Remember last … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Advice

“C’mere, young man.” “Yeah, c’mon over here. Let us talk to you a minute.” Griffey, a volunteer at the Misty Valley Retirement Home, approached the two residents. “Mr. Pedersen, Mr. Sanchez, can I help you with something?” “Sit down here … Continue reading

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Two retirees sat in the food court of the mall after their morning walk. “I read that the city outlawed tobogganing within city limits,” said Bert. “Why on God’s green earth would they do that?” asked Mortie. “Lawsuits. Someone got … Continue reading

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Show and Tell

“Check out my new watch,” Dylan announced to Brandon, his brother. Dylan stuck out his arm to show off the hideous bright yellow plastic time piece. “Very nice,” Brandon lied. Over the years Brandon learned it was easier to appease … Continue reading

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“Do you know what I hate about getting old? You forget things you should remember,” said Grampa Clive as we were watching a baseball game on TV. The funny thing was, that at the age of 75, I thought grampa … Continue reading

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A Sign Of The Impending Apocalypse

The two men sat across from each other. The buzzing from the florescent lights was the only sound brave enough to break the silence. Drew Sookhdeo sat behind his desk, flipping through the resume of the young man seated before … Continue reading

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