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Bloodwork

It wasn’t until the elastic was wrapped around his arm that Colin recognized what was about to happen. “It’s weird how we let total strangers poke us in the most personal ways,” he joked. The stone faced phlebotomist pointed to … Continue reading

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The New Year

“Why so glum, chum?” asked the particularly chipper Bret. He happened upon Chad at a the curling club on a bright January morning. Chad didn’t share Bret’s enthusiasm. “The year hasn’t started off so well.” “What’s weighing on those broad … Continue reading

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The Break Up

“If tears were raindrops, your face would be a desert, you heartless son of a -“ shouted Morgan. “That’s actually pretty clever,” admitted Paul. “I wasn’t trying to impress you. It was supposed to tear at your very soul.” “They’re … Continue reading

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Modern Alcoholics

Julien went around the conference table with his business team, shaking hands with clients. As soon as he sat down, he pulled out a bottle of hand sanitizer. Emilia, a business associate, leaned over and whispered, “You’re doing that now?” … Continue reading

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Dog Poo and Relationships

“I wonder what dogs think when they watch us pick up their poo when we take them on walks?” asked Joseph during lunch. Tracy grimaced. “I’m trying to eat.” “They’re probably flattered,” suggested Ed. “Maybe they think it’s part of … Continue reading

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Casualties of War

With canned Christmas music playing just over the commotion of last minute shoppers, Paisley and Burke navigated their way through the crowded mall. “I just don’t have it. I can’t finish strong,” confessed Paisley. She collapsed on a bench and … Continue reading

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Life is a Puzzle

Rebecca closed her laptop and uttered a guttural moan. “Problem?” asked Magnus. “I spent that last two hours watching TED talks,” said Rebecca. Magnus didn’t respond. Instead, he returned to a jigsaw puzzle he’d spent the last week assembling. “It … Continue reading

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