Monthly Archives: November 2017

Thanksgiving Credit

“Ugh. I ate so much I could burst,” said Matt. “That was an amazing meal, dear.” Alison smiled. It was her first time making Thanksgiving dinner for the family. “I agree,” added Alison’s dad. “It was wonderful.” Her mom, smiled … Continue reading

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Canine Affection

Jocelyn and Martin sat on the couch when Riley, their sheltie, sauntered into the room. She slowly sniffed around Martin before licking his hand dangling off the armrest. “Don’t let him do that,” said Jocelyn. “Why not?” “It’s disgusting. You … Continue reading

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Magnetic Fishing

As soon as Brenda entered her parents house, her mom announced, “You need to speak to your father.” “Why, is he gardening in the backyard in his underwear again?” replied Brenda. “He’s taken up a new hobby,” said her mother. … Continue reading

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An Apocryphal History of Curling in America

It’s common knowledge among curling enthusiasts that the primary tool of the trade for many years was the corn broom. Since corn is indigenous to North America, the corn broom can properly described as a uniquely western addition to the … Continue reading

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Four Seasons

Ainsley was at the door, ready to leave, when Butler called out from the down the hall. “It’s cold today. Only going up to minus 4,” he said. The statement made Ainsley sigh. “I know, I heard. I hate this … Continue reading

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A Sound Future

“We’re in serious trouble,” exclaimed Janet. She tossed her retirement portfolio across the kitchen table. “What wrong now?” asked Phil. He opened the fridge in search of a snack. “According to my calculations, we’ll be able to retire when we’re … Continue reading

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The New Season

With a deep sigh Trevor turned off the TV. The room went black. “What’s wrong?” asked Natalie. “That’s it. The season’s over,” lamented Trevor. “Are the playoffs done?” “We didn’t make the playoffs. We only won two games,” said Trevor. … Continue reading

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