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Magnetic Approach to Dating

At halftime of the football game, Kale and Rayden stood up to stretch their legs. “That was a disaster,” said Kale. “Worst play I’ve ever seen,” answered Rayden. They both stood in reflective silence, shaking their heads. “Say, didn’t I … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Game

Gustav and Elisha sat watching the Euro Cup on TV. Elisha rolled her eyes, looked over and asked, “what do you think of this?” “I love international soccer,” replied Gustav. “Because it gives you something to do after watching paint … Continue reading

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A Complicated World

“Have you noticed how complicated things are in the world today?” asked Harper. “Can’t say that I have,” replied Rebecca. “It used to be that countries fought with each other. You knew who your enemy was. Now the world is … Continue reading

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World Cup Fever

Steve bumped into Rob at the coffee shop on his way to work. Portuguese flags waved proudly from the windows of Rob’s car. “How’s it going’?” asked Rob as he joined the line. “Alright. You?” “Awesome.” After a few seconds … Continue reading

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Life Begins At Forty

  The wide receiver ran a post pattern. Mitchell bit on his outside move, then scrambled to recover. Looking back, he watched the quarterback launch the football his direction.   Mitchell followed the trajectory of the football as it sailed … Continue reading

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First World Problems

  Drake insisted the bellhop carry their luggage their third floor room. It wasn’t his idea to come to a Cuban resort. The blame for that lay squarely with Marla, his fourth wife. Now that he was here, Drake decided … Continue reading

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One Angry Hippo

Roddy Nelson sat quietly in his office for what he was sure would be the last time. Leaning back in his leather chair he wondered how it all went so wrong. He’d been the Athletic Director of the Apaloosa State … Continue reading

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