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About vanyieck

There is nothing about me that is more interesting than you. I am a man. I have a wife and family. I have a career. I have two dogs. I

How to Make the World Burn

Ira and Lynn sipped water as they took a break from their workouts. “I’ve decided to run for politics,” said Ira. The news startled Lynn. “I didn’t peg you as a civil servant.” “I’m not really. You know when you … Continue reading

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Essentials For Urban Survival

“Whatcha doin’?” asked Tyler. He walked in to find Sabine packing a box. “I’m making a survival package for Carson,” replied Sabine. She carefully placed underwear beside a multipack of deodorant in the box. “You’ve covered most of the essentials, … Continue reading

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The Special Sense

“Do you actually believe there is a God?” The question lingered in the room as all eyes fixed on Horatius. He shrugged it off and said, “Yeah. Why wouldn’t I?” The others cackled and chortled. “Because there’s no evidence to … Continue reading

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Senior Moment

Grant spotted Bud across the office. “Hey! You got a minute?” “What?” said Bud. Grant’s jaw dropped open but nothing came out. “Well?” “I forgot what I was going to say,” said Grant. “I completely blanked.” “You’re having a senior … Continue reading

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Results

When Derek woke up at his desk, sweat poured down his face. “Thanks for joining the rest of us at work,” scoffed Zac. Derek ignored the jab. “I just had the weirdest dream.” “I’m so happy for you.” “No, man. … Continue reading

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Ben’s First Law of Overcoming Stupidity

When Janette met with her cousin Ben, her head was still reeling. “I can’t believe what just happened to me. You know Bay Street? It’s a oneway heading downtown. I almost hit someone head-on who was going the wrong way. … Continue reading

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Bat Attack

“It’s a bat! It’s a bat!” Dave woke from a dead sleep with those words ringing in his ears. Beside the bed Jacqueline was covering her head with a blanket. “Is it in my hair?” “Crap,” said Dave. He turned … Continue reading

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