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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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Canine Affection

Jocelyn and Martin sat on the couch when Riley, their sheltie, sauntered into the room. She slowly sniffed around Martin before licking his hand dangling off the armrest. “Don’t let him do that,” said Jocelyn. “Why not?” “It’s disgusting. You … Continue reading

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Four Seasons

Ainsley was at the door, ready to leave, when Butler called out from the down the hall. “It’s cold today. Only going up to minus 4,” he said. The statement made Ainsley sigh. “I know, I heard. I hate this … 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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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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