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Innocence Lost

“I’m so glad Christmas is over,” declared Aiden. “Tired of hearing Christmas music everywhere?” asked Miriam. “It’s all the pictures of Santa I can’t stand.” Miriam’s mouth dropped. “What’s wrong with them? They’ve been around forever. Ever since I was … Continue reading

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Save the Snubgrub!

When Drew arrived at work, he proudly showed off his newest activist t-shirt. Jared saw it and had to ask. “What’s ‘Snubgrub Love’?” asked Jared. Drew’s face lit up. “It’s awful. Jake Spadina’s speaking out to save the snubgrub.” “Who?” … Continue reading

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Election Fatigue

“Huh. I can’t watch TV anymore,” complained Mara. Lindsey tilted her head. “Too much sports?” “No. Election commercials. Enough already.” “I haven’t noticed,” said Lindsey. “Are you kidding?” “Maybe I’m watching too much Netflix,” shrugged Lindsey. “And the candidates,” vented … Continue reading

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For Such A Time As This

“Look, look look. That lady’s texting and not paying attention where she’s going,” said Quentin. A few seconds later there was a splash as the woman fell into a fountain. Quentin and Decker laughed hysterically as the woman struggled in … Continue reading

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