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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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Ideas of Heaven

Megan sighed as she walked past the withered blooms in her flower garden. She looked beyond to the cucumbers and pumpkins nearly ready for picking. The thought of a bountiful harvest after months of hard work made her smile. It … Continue reading

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All In A Day’s Work

“So, have you decided what you want to do with your life?” asked Dr. Midlane. Albert shrugged his shoulders. “No idea. I mean, how did people choose a hundred years ago?” Dr. Midlane leaned back in his seat. “Well, most … Continue reading

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The Fiftieth Birthday Party

Adam turned fifty. For his birthday, his three children took him out for dinner. When the server approached, his oldest daughter Ariel asked, “Excuse me, how old do you have to be to get the senior’s discount?” The server looked … Continue reading

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After A Meeting With The English Teacher

“I spoke with your English teacher today,” Will said to his son Ronny. “‘Sup?” said Ronny, his earbuds still firmly implanted in his ears. “She said you haven’t read a single novel this year,” accused Will. Ronny chuckled. “Yeah.” “Don’t … 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 Thousand Generations

“I made a startling discovery,” said Magnus. “Self-realization is an important part of personal growth,” replied Serge. He took a sip of coffee. Magnus looked around the Java Expressions Café. Saturday afternoons always seemed to be busy. “Leave your psychobabble … Continue reading

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