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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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Out of Order

Miguel did a double-take when he saw Ralph exit the washroom.   “You know that’s out of order, right?” asked Miguel, pointing at a sign taped to the door.   Ralph laughed. “I almost forgot. Thanks.” He grabbed the sign … Continue reading

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When Real Men Cry

Arthur and Wayne stood in front of the mirror in the corporate washroom, psyching themselves up for their presentation to the board. It was the culminating event after six months of intense work.   “Oh hey,” said Wayne. He pointed … Continue reading

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PhD in Friendship

For weeks, all Virginia could talk about was her new boyfriend Craig. It made Larry nauseous to hear her gush.   “Craig is so thoughtful,” she said. “He bought me flowers yesterday for no reason al all. Isn’t that thoughtful?” … Continue reading

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Gift Card Etiquette

Evelyn sighed in relief when she discovered Theresa sitting in the lunch room. “I have another shopping problem.”   Theresa looked up and smiled. “How may I be of service?”   “My sister-in-law bought me a gift card for my … Continue reading

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Online Shopping Review Guru

“People say online shopping is more convenient,” noted Evelyn. She dropped her tablet in her lap in disgust. “But I say its way more stressful.”   Theresa looked up from her phone.   “How do I know if these things … Continue reading

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Out of His League

There is nothing quite as disconcerting as the sound of a mouse chewing. You know its out there, but you can’t figure out where. Then there is the nagging idea that you wouldn’t what to do if your ever had … Continue reading

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