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Every Single Night

In the darkness of the night, deep the subconscious of Duane’s sleep, he was poured down the bathtub as drain cleaner. Armed with only a spray bottle, he landed on the slimy buildup of a massive hairball. Using the bottle … Continue reading

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Royal Watching

At the beginning of the work day, Meghan sat at her desk waiting for Daniel to arrive. Ever since he started at the office, she’d wanted to get to know him better. As he slipped past the front door, she … Continue reading

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Single Again

Clark followed his friend Jason into the room filled with singles. Clark felt a tightening in his chest as he tried to wander inconspicuously to the bar. “I’ll have water with ice,” Clark said to the bartender. Jason slapped him … Continue reading

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At the Whim of Market Forces

“What do you mean you don’t sell sesame bagels anymore?” exclaimed Hector. The young women at the cash register tapped her foot impatiently. “We still have plain bagels.” “Who eats those? They’re just tasteless lumps of dough,” replied Hector. “Sesame … Continue reading

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Organic Understanding

A professor wearing a cardigan sweater with leather elbow patches stood before his class. “Alright, my eager marketing students, today we’re going to discover the wonderful and intentionally confusing world of language. Can anyone think of a word or term … Continue reading

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Credit and Blame

The other day at a café, I eavesdropped on a conversation: “Do you realize, right now, someone is having a better life than me?” “Does that bother you?” “Know what? It kinda does. Why should someone else have something I … Continue reading

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Changes

“I think something’s wrong with Mark,” said Evelyn. She placed a tea in front of Brooke and sat down. “What’s wrong?” asked Brooke. “Last night he was watching the game on TV. Half way through he turned it off.” “Maybe … Continue reading

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