Monthly Archives: August 2017

Kindred Spirits

Brad stood in front of to Ashley with his hands on his hips and a determined look in his eye. “A little less conversation and a little more action, please,” he said. “What?” replied Ashley. “All this aggravation ain’t satisfactionin’ … Continue reading

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Wisdom of the Mundane

“What did you do this weekend? Anything fun?” Corey asked Tom on Monday morning. Tom sat at his desk and leaned back. “Let’s see. I got the oil changed on the car, mowed the lawn, weeded the garden. Oh. I … Continue reading

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National Knife Day

Carson burst into the office waving a knife over his head. He was babbling something about a miracle. At the reception desk, Wendy reeled back. “You can’t bring a weapon in here. What’s the matter with you?” He looked at … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse

Barry passed out on the couch with a half eaten pizza while watching footage of the solar eclipse on the TV. Almost immediately he was surfing on a giant slice of pepperoni across a sea of mozzarella. Catching a mushroom … Continue reading

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Modern Hierolyphics

A notification sound on Ben’s phone chimed, attracting Raquel’s attention. She watched him look down, then reel back in frustration. “Something wrong?” she asked. “Humanity’s doomed,” he replied. “You got that from a message on your phone?” “Yes. It was … Continue reading

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Magnetic Approach to Dating

At halftime of the football game, Kale and Rayden stood up to stretch their legs. “That was a disaster,” said Kale. “Worst play I’ve ever seen,” answered Rayden. They both stood in reflective silence, shaking their heads. “Say, didn’t I … Continue reading

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The Thin Line

“I saw the guy on TV last night. I’m telling you, he’s a ticking time bomb. A complete nut case,” argued Cassidy. “Look, he’s unconventional, but you gotta admit he’s a marketing genius. Nobody manipulates the media as well as … Continue reading

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