Monthly Archives: November 2018

Yeet Is Not A Word

The family settled to a quiet meal, a rare event now that the kids were teenagers. Dad and Mom shared a satisfied glance across the table. “Dad, can you yeet me the potatoes?” asked Stan, their thirteen year old. Shawn, … Continue reading

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Technological Advancement

Ben and Steve wandered through their StuffMart, stocking up on supplies. After loading up with frozen pizzas and chips, They wandered back to the front of the store to pay. Without a word, Ben entered the self-checkout line. “What’re you … Continue reading

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The Circle of Parental Privilege

It was the annual family summer road trip. This year, the Copper family packed the car and headed to Yellowstone National Park. One the morning of day three, they stopped at a roadside greasy spoon rest stop for breakfast. Their … Continue reading

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The Deep Sea

It wasn’t until Victor was an adult that he discovered snorkelling. With his first exploration of a mystical coral reef off the coast of Belize, he was hooked. His wife, Helen, encouraged his new passion. It gave her ample opportunity … Continue reading

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The Scouting Meeting

Watching hours of film solved nothing. The room was deeply divided. Half the room wanted Daniel Debarge, the quarterback from Idaho Tech. He was flash and dazzle, a human highlight reel. The kid was already a star. Unfortunately, he knew … Continue reading

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Trust Issues

“According to research, night is darker than it was fifty years ago.” Jeff looked outside and found it difficult to argue. The night sky seemed to shroud the city in an impenetrable blanket. He was profoundly thankful for the many … Continue reading

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The Birthday Surprise

It was ten o’clock on Saturday morning when Pam got a call from her daughter Suzie. It interrupted her preparations for Stan’s sixtieth birthday party. “Calm down, Honey. Why are you crying?” asked Pam. “Why didn’t you tell me?” accused … Continue reading

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