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The Engagement Ring

It was after the dessert was ordered during their candle lit dinner when Colin dropped to one knee before his girlfriend. Pattie covered her mouth. “What’s happening?” she gasped. Colin opened a jewelry box with a large solitaire diamond ring. … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

The bedroom door flew open and Margaret burst inside. She attacked the dresser, scattering bottles of makeup and accessories all over the floor. “What are you doing?” asked Bryce. He’d come into the room just in time to witness the … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Game

Gustav and Elisha sat watching the Euro Cup on TV. Elisha rolled her eyes, looked over and asked, “what do you think of this?” “I love international soccer,” replied Gustav. “Because it gives you something to do after watching paint … Continue reading

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The Skyrim Determination

“You’ll never guess what I saw yesterday,” Wendy said to Carlo over dinner. “Do you really want me to guess or are you using a rhetorical device?” asked Carlo. Wendy rolled her eyes. “It’s a rhetorical device, obviously.” “Okay, sorry. … Continue reading

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The Smell Test

“What happens if you get sprayed by a skunk?” asked Danny. “If you don’t know, now’s not the time to ask,” said Eric. At that moment, Danny was assaulted by a sensory overload. He didn’t know a smell could hit … Continue reading

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The Break-up

Bruce arrived at Annie’s apartment after a long week at work. He couldn’t explain why, but working long hours in the summer was worse than in the winter. “I’m exhausted,” he complained. “Don’t tell me this. You know I’m not … Continue reading

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Emoticons and Super Bouncy Balls

It didn’t take much to distract Albert. Any random thing could send his mind spinning off on obscure tangents. That’s why the desk in his home office faced a bleak, white wall. Albert was a highly successful emoticon designer. Two … Continue reading

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