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The Last Will and Testament of a Last Minute Christmas Shopper

(This was discovered scrawled on the back of a sales receipt near the body of a man found in the mall parking lot after a riot of shoppers on December 24th:) I, John Mortimer Percy, of sound mind, bequeath all … Continue reading

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A Watched Pot

A rustling at the front door alerted Jeff that the mail had arrived. He leaped from his easy chair in the living room and bounded down the hall. Tossing open the door, he investigated the contents of the mailbox. His … Continue reading

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Birth of a Jeweler

Times were tough with the economy teetering on the brink of depression. Jason worked in a factory that made car doors. He worked on a machine used for punching out internal panels. He wasn’t getting the hours from work he’d … Continue reading

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The Christmas Scratch Ticket

It was Ian’s routine to stop by his grandpa’s house every morning on his way to high school. When Christmas break began, Ian continued his visits. On the Friday before Christmas Ian showed up with a gift. “It’s a scratch … Continue reading

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