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The Curse of the Courteous

When Carson approached the door to the mall, he looked back and saw a woman following behind. He opened the door, passed through, then held it for the woman. It was his habit to show a random act of kindness. … Continue reading

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Close Encounters

Oliver fought his way through the mall, shopping for Christmas presents. Pressed shoulder to shoulder with the crowd, he was swept helplessly along until he came face to face with Wes, an old school friend. “Oli, how ya been?” asked … Continue reading

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Counter-evolution

Two retirees sat in the food court of the mall after their morning walk. “I read that the city outlawed tobogganing within city limits,” said Bert. “Why on God’s green earth would they do that?” asked Mortie. “Lawsuits. Someone got … Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit For The Next Generation

Three days before Christmas and the mall was in chaos. Dirk sat at the entrance of the food court and smiled at the frenzied mob that passed by. Melanie sat across from him, sipping on a candy cane latté. “This … Continue reading

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The Hulk’s Kryptonite

When George approached his car in the parking lot of the mall, he stopped in his tracks. Four foot long scratches lead to a basketball sized dent on the passenger side door of his six month old Mustang. The wound … Continue reading

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The Perks of Fatherhood

  It was Friday evening. Joe was in the mall, looking for his family. He wondered if this was a vision of things to come now that Becky and Chelsea, his daughters, were on the cusp of their teenage years. … Continue reading

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Shopping In The Middle Age

  The mall was crowded with enthusiastic shoppers. Derek fought his way to a seat in the food court and sipped his coffee. He checked his watch. It only made him angry. These were three hours of his life he’d … Continue reading

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