Category Archives: mom

Self-Preservation

It was a momentary lapse. A split second in time. Ian had just time enough to say, “Oh no,” as he watched his mom’s favorite Hummel figurine fall from the table and smash on the hardwood floor. Ian looked around, … 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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The Hashtag Mystery

“I joined the Twitterverse,” announced Darren’s mom. “Way to catch up with society, mom,” replied Darren sarcastically. “I tweeted my first twit.” Darren laughed. “The message is a tweet. A twit is the fool who reads it.” “Then you better … Continue reading

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A Considerate Son

  “I unfriended my mom on Facebook,” said Gus. He sat down at the edge of a half pipe.   Chang popped his skateboard into his hand and sat beside him. “That’s harsh, man. Why?”   “Some of the pics … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge

Andy knew Julie, his mom, sacrificed a lot for her children. It couldn’t have been easy for an average single mother. Being the mother of two boys as extraordinary as he and Ben, that was a whole new challenge. Andy’s … Continue reading

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