Category Archives: family

Apple Picking

George and Eliza called everyone together in the living room for a family meeting. “Why are you calling us so early?” moaned Darcy, their fifteen year old daughter. “It’s ten o’clock,” said Eliza. “It’s Saturday. That’s like 6 AM on … Continue reading

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The Great Candy Conspiracy

They had to be at the family gathering in fifteen minutes and Holly loathed being late. She reached over from the passenger’s seat and honked the horn. A few seconds later Damien appeared. “C’mon. We gotta get going,” said Holly. … Continue reading

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The Big Three

Carter swallowed a mouthful of his mom’s tuna casserole, set his fork down beside his plate and declared, “Mom, dad. I’ve decided to become a politician.” Carter’s mom burst into tears. “I raised you better than that.” His dad remained … Continue reading

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Family Dynamics

“I wonder if there really is some odour that would make me completely irresistible to women, like on the commercials?” asked Perry. He looked over at Rachel, his girlfriend of three months. “Huh?” said Rachel. She was busy looking at … Continue reading

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Remembrance

“Do you know what I hate about getting old? You forget things you should remember,” said Grampa Clive as we were watching a baseball game on TV. The funny thing was, that at the age of 75, I thought grampa … Continue reading

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Funkily Dysfunctional

Leah arrived back at school to find Becky waiting for her. “Anything exciting happen with you this Christmas?” asked Becky. “Just the normal Christmas-y stuff we always do. What about you?” “My dad happened.” “I smell as story,” said Leah. … Continue reading

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Uncle Ed

Every family has an uncle Ed. In other families his name may be John or Steve or Louise. In our family, his name is Ed. Just to be clear, Uncle Ed isn’t the guy who creeps everyone out just by … Continue reading

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