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When Optimism Breaks Down

It was the first beautiful day of Spring. Mandy, Jacob, Ethan and Roxie took full advantage by taking their lunch outside. “I got a cat on the weekend,” announced Ethan. “A man with a cat. Insert stereotype here,” laughed Mandy. … 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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What Do You Love About Me?

The unexpected downpour in July sucked the joy from Alicia’s summer. “Not again.” Ben came up and slipped his arm around her waist. “It certainly makes everything look greener.” Alicia thought how misery loves company only if it’s just as … Continue reading

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