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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

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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Vexillology

When Elliza met up with George at the coffee shop, she found him doodling on napkins. “What’re you doing?” George was startled and looked up. “Oh, sorry. Did you say something?” His question made Eliza frown. “What are you doing?” … Continue reading

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Power Burning

Sid gave a double take when he saw Vern enter the room. Vern was in obvious pain. His shoulders were hunched, arms extended at his side and he was as rigid as a board. Topping it off, his skin was … Continue reading

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Sarcasm Font

“There needs to be a sarcasm font,” Ross finally announced. He’d been standing over Horatio, waiting for him to stop working, but grew impatient. Horatio looked up from his computer screen. “What?” “There needs to be a font that’s universally … Continue reading

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Organic Tattoos

“So the other day I was at the health food store, right?” Drew didn’t even turn around from his desk. There was only one person who started conversations that way. Ethan didn’t wait for a response. “I see this girl … Continue reading

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Window Into A Woman’s Soul

Garrett burst in on his girlfriend and spun her around the room. “What’s wrong with you?” she asked. “Peg, I’ve solved the greatest mystery of life. My new invention will transform relationships between men and women forever!” Peg pushed herself … Continue reading

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