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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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Gynophobia

A spider the size of a quarter crept its way down the living room wall behind Amelie. It took an hour to make it’s way from the ceiling down to the highest cushion of the sofa. Chip watched it’s progress … Continue reading

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Magnetic Approach to Dating

At halftime of the football game, Kale and Rayden stood up to stretch their legs. “That was a disaster,” said Kale. “Worst play I’ve ever seen,” answered Rayden. They both stood in reflective silence, shaking their heads. “Say, didn’t I … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Making Your Bed

When Katie married Clayton, one of the first things she learned about him was his habit of making the bed. It was the very first thing he did after he woke in the morning. On days when he was up … 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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The Short List

“I’m unplugging from technology,” declared Irwin. Grace winced. “What brought that on?” “I got dumped via text. Can you believe it? Text,” spat Irwin. “Mandy dumped you and you think technology’s to blame?” Irwin fumed. “A dump text is the … Continue reading

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