Monthly Archives: June 2018

Right Place, Right Time

The cabin lights of the plane dimmed just after take off. Wayne opened his laptop and was about insert his noise canceling earbuds when the man next to him spoke. “There’s always more work to be done, isn’t there?” asked … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

Dylan spent the evening watching motivational speeches on the internet. He was ashamed, but he cried several times. He convinced himself it was cathartic. Later on he watched a few videos from creative folks who could make things like pens … Continue reading

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In the Moment

Public speaking was never Jack’s forté. He was a bean counter. A number cruncher. Jack enjoyed the thrill of unpacking raw data. The thought of speaking at a colleague’s retirement party was akin to asking him to performing brain surgery … Continue reading

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A World Cup Dream

Betsy’s first conscious thought came at the moment she was aerosolized from the can of magic spray at the World Cup. She landed on the knee of a Belgian player who’d been fouled hard by an English defender. The roar … Continue reading

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First Drafts

Zack scrolled through his phone, shaking his head as he read. “What are you looking at?” asked Melanie. “Facebook.” “What’s wrong?” asked Melanie. “I just had an epiphany,” said Zack. “I don’t think they have those on Facebook.” “No kidding. … Continue reading

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Whale Songs

The symphony hall was nearly full when Brayden arrived. Dressed in his best suit, he got a warm feeling from surrounding elegance of the hall. He selected his seat in centre of the thousands of music connoisseurs. It meant he … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Normal

When Bret reached the door of the bank, Tiffany watched as he push the bottom of the door open with his foot. “Why did you do that?” she asked. “Do what?” “You kicked the door.” “No I didn’t,” said Bret. … Continue reading

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