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Salamander Redux

Early on the morning of January first, Scott Fraser received a call. His wife Desirae listened in. “Yes, this is he… My son is named Brett.” “Who is it?” asked Desirae. “It’s the police,” replied Scott. “Is Brett okay?” asked … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Psyche of Pigeons

Claudio was driving with his daughter Maria on a beautiful day in the city. Out of the corner of his eye he noticed two pigeons flying toward the side of his car. The first pigeon turned away at the last … Continue reading

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All In A Day’s Work

“So, have you decided what you want to do with your life?” asked Dr. Midlane. Albert shrugged his shoulders. “No idea. I mean, how did people choose a hundred years ago?” Dr. Midlane leaned back in his seat. “Well, most … Continue reading

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The Fiftieth Birthday Party

Adam turned fifty. For his birthday, his three children took him out for dinner. When the server approached, his oldest daughter Ariel asked, “Excuse me, how old do you have to be to get the senior’s discount?” The server looked … Continue reading

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After A Meeting With The English Teacher

“I spoke with your English teacher today,” Will said to his son Ronny. “‘Sup?” said Ronny, his earbuds still firmly implanted in his ears. “She said you haven’t read a single novel this year,” accused Will. Ronny chuckled. “Yeah.” “Don’t … Continue reading

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No Pressure

It was my idea that my seven year old start tennis lessons. I searched out a local club and arranged for a lesson. I was the one who bought her first racket. On our way to here first lesson, I … Continue reading

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Funkily Dysfunctional

Leah arrived back at school to find Becky waiting for her. “Anything exciting happen with you this Christmas?” asked Becky. “Just the normal Christmas-y stuff we always do. What about you?” “My dad happened.” “I smell as story,” said Leah. … Continue reading

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