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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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Ode to Summer Barbecue

The summer was in full swing. Tommy understood this well, not by the warm days with children home from school, but by his wife’s insistence that he barbecue several times a week. “The house gets too hot with the oven … Continue reading

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Sensory Deprivation

It was unusual for Jennifer to get home before her children on a Tuesday. When she opened the front door she was greeted by a strange woman in her underwear coming up from the basement. “What’re you doin’ here?” accused … Continue reading

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Theoretical Backgammon

On the Thursday after the blizzard, Carlos went to the office and met Bruno, buried in his third coffee of the morning. “Rough days, eh?” asked Carlos. Bruno grunted. “What’s with you?” “You have no idea,” grumbled Bruno. Carlos rolled … Continue reading

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The First Snow Fall

The first significant snow fall of the year was discovered that morning by Amy. “Mommy! Daddy! Look!” she squealed. Daddy opened the front door with coffee in hand. The outside world made him groan. “Close the door! It’s freezing outside,” … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Childhood and Adulthood

Ten minutes before the alarm went off, Roxie heard her children squealing downstairs. She groaned, rolled over and poked her husband Steven. “Go see what’s wrong,” she said. “Why do I have to go?” mumbled Steven. “All the hours of … Continue reading

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Bat Attack

“It’s a bat! It’s a bat!” Dave woke from a dead sleep with those words ringing in his ears. Beside the bed Jacqueline was covering her head with a blanket. “Is it in my hair?” “Crap,” said Dave. He turned … Continue reading

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