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Polka Radio

Emily and Gabe were walking through the mall when they bumped into Istvan, an old friend from high school.   “How are you? You look great,” exclaimed Emily.   “Couldn’t be better. How ‘bout you guys?” replied Istvan.   “Can’t … Continue reading

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A Break From the Routine

“I dunno, man. Its like I do the same things, day after day. I go to the same places, drink the same lousy coffee, and nothing ever changes. I’m caught in a rut,” lamented Kevin.   Eric responded by reaching … Continue reading

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The Informal Development of a Social Scientist

One day, as Michaela walked down the hallway with her friends, she reached out and pulled the fire alarm.   “What did you do that for?” demanded Amanda, over the piercing shriek of the siren. Her other friends covered their … Continue reading

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Imaginary Friends

“Have you ever stopped to think the best days of your life are behind you?” asked Alex. He was staring deeply into his coffee. “Not until now,” said Roger. “Are you trying to be a wet blanket? Wow,” added Eddie. … Continue reading

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Past vs. Present

“Hey Bill, you comin’ over to watch the game tonight?” asked Ted. It was 5:30 and already the sun was setting. “Next time. I can’t tonight.” “What? You got plans or somethin’?” “As it happens, I do,” said Bill. “You … Continue reading

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How Life Altering Decisions Are Made

Becoming witty was one of Janet’s life goals. She focused everything, even her choice of friends, to that end. Unfortunately, her brain was just too slow for her mouth. When Janet’s friends got together, the banter was electric. Trash-talking, pith … Continue reading

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When To Know It’s Time For A Career Change

“I think it’s time for a career change,” said Darcy to her friends. “You love sales,” said Audrey. “And you’re really awesome at it,” added Jane. Darcy responded with a pained expression. “I don’t think I have a choice.” “Why? … Continue reading

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