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The Midlife Change

As they left Caffeination, their usual coffee spot, Louie took a sip if his coffee. Carly laughed at the ghastly expression on he made. “Life’s too short to drink lousy coffee,” complained Louie. He took another taste and cringed. “Why’d … Continue reading

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That Moment When Ben Realized He Reached Middle Age

  “The craziest thing happened to me today,” exclaimed Ben. He waved his fork like a conductor as he spoke.   “What happened?” asked Amanda.   “I was at University Hospital for a meeting and some guy in scrubs walked … Continue reading

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Invisible Bifocals

The afterwork rush at the pharmacy meant Betty was running late. She’d already had three texts and a phone call from Findley, wondering how much longer he had to wait. “Betty, how are you?” The voice of Carla startled her. … Continue reading

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Life Begins At Forty

  The wide receiver ran a post pattern. Mitchell bit on his outside move, then scrambled to recover. Looking back, he watched the quarterback launch the football his direction.   Mitchell followed the trajectory of the football as it sailed … Continue reading

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Early Onset of Dandelions

Dandelion seeds drifted along the gentle summer breeze. Children laughed as they blew puff balls, then ran and jumped to catch the soft, white parasols that carried the tiny seeds. Henry was mowing the grass when the first seed floated … Continue reading

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Midlife crisis

I’ve plunged into a mini midlife crisis. I’ve realized that I’m too old to become a superstar athlete. I wasn’t an athlete in the first place, but as long as I was young enough, there was the hope that I … Continue reading

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