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Life is a Puzzle

Rebecca closed her laptop and uttered a guttural moan. “Problem?” asked Magnus. “I spent that last two hours watching TED talks,” said Rebecca. Magnus didn’t respond. Instead, he returned to a jigsaw puzzle he’d spent the last week assembling. “It … Continue reading

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Christmas Hint

“What are you planning to get Megan for Christmas this year?” Graham whispered to his son-in-law. “I have no idea,” replied Craig. “Especially after last year. Getting her a puppy was a stroke of brilliance,” admitted Graham. Craig looked over … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Credit

“Ugh. I ate so much I could burst,” said Matt. “That was an amazing meal, dear.” Alison smiled. It was her first time making Thanksgiving dinner for the family. “I agree,” added Alison’s dad. “It was wonderful.” Her mom, smiled … Continue reading

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Canine Affection

Jocelyn and Martin sat on the couch when Riley, their sheltie, sauntered into the room. She slowly sniffed around Martin before licking his hand dangling off the armrest. “Don’t let him do that,” said Jocelyn. “Why not?” “It’s disgusting. You … Continue reading

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Magnetic Fishing

As soon as Brenda entered her parents house, her mom announced, “You need to speak to your father.” “Why, is he gardening in the backyard in his underwear again?” replied Brenda. “He’s taken up a new hobby,” said her mother. … Continue reading

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An Apocryphal History of Curling in America

It’s common knowledge among curling enthusiasts that the primary tool of the trade for many years was the corn broom. Since corn is indigenous to North America, the corn broom can properly described as a uniquely western addition to the … Continue reading

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Four Seasons

Ainsley was at the door, ready to leave, when Butler called out from the down the hall. “It’s cold today. Only going up to minus 4,” he said. The statement made Ainsley sigh. “I know, I heard. I hate this … Continue reading

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