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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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Hospital Visits

Lucius poked his head over Brad’s cubicle wall. “Wanna go for lunch later?” he asked. “I can’t today. I’m going to the hospital.” “Oh,” said Lucius. “I didn’t know.” “Know what?” asked Brad. “You have a sick relative or something.” … Continue reading

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It’s The Thought That Counts

Martin was still dressed in scrubs when he approached the cashier in the hospital cafeteria. He presented a tray with his lunch at the cash register. “Wanna hear something gross?” asked Drew, the cashier. “Why would I want to?” replied … Continue reading

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Reveille

Gus sat in the living room watching the late edition of Sportscentre on TV. His collie, Reveille, slept soundly at his feet. A scratching sound echoed faintly through the cold air return vents in the dining room. Reveille woke with … Continue reading

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For an audience of one

(Written in the middle of the night) I’m sitting in a lonely hospital lobby wasting time. I’ve pulled out my pen and notebook hoping to discover something worth writing. I suppose, given enough effort, I can fill a page or … Continue reading

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