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Only The Smart Survive

John sniffed the air and frowned. “What’s that smell?” “I’m cooking a casserole. Why?” asked Carla. “I think it’s burning.” Carla sniffed a few times. “I don’t smell it.” “Well, something’s not right,” frowned John. “Maybe we should order a … 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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Thanksgiving Credit

“Ugh. I ate so much I could burst,” said Matt. “That was an amazing meal, dear.” Alison smiled. It was her first time making Thanksgiving dinner for the family. “I agree,” added Alison’s dad. “It was wonderful.” Her mom, smiled … Continue reading

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The New Season

With a deep sigh Trevor turned off the TV. The room went black. “What’s wrong?” asked Natalie. “That’s it. The season’s over,” lamented Trevor. “Are the playoffs done?” “We didn’t make the playoffs. We only won two games,” said Trevor. … Continue reading

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Bossy Cellphones

Brice held up his phone to Wendy. “What am I looking at?” she asked. “My phone is telling me what to do. See? The weather report. It’s telling me to wear a coat and to take care,” said Brice. “What … 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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Slip of the Tongue

Tamara tossed a bill across the table in frustration. “I can’t stand this. Why is it so hard to make ends meet?” Lance shuffled to the table, eating an apple and rolling his eyes. “We gotta cut costs,” said Tamara. … Continue reading

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