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First Day of School

Before Mark’s alarm could go off, Miranda and Becky burst into his room and turned on the light. “Get up, sleepy head,” said Miranda. “Big day today,” added Becky. Mark groaned and covered his face with a pillow. “C’mon, get … Continue reading

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Technology of the Future, Yesterday!

Steven sat in his favourite coffee shop, writing in his journal during the morning rush. He was composing a particularly astute sentence when he was interrupted by a nosy high school student. “Is that a fountain pen?” he demanded of … Continue reading

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Question Everything

At the end of his lecture, Dr. Irwin approached Allen. “Mr. Milo, do have a minute?” Allen Milo and Dr. Irwin stepped aside. “Sure,” said Allen Milo. Dr. Irwin held up a paper. “I just want to confirm this is … Continue reading

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The Wrong Idea

Bruce arrived at school to pick up his son and discovered a woman marching with a picket sign. “No more animal testing!” she shouted. Bruce tried to avoid her, but after making eye contact, she wasn’t about to let him … Continue reading

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The Commencement Address

Brent hoped for this day his whole life. It was a bucket list item. He was asked by his old high school to speak at the graduation. Years dedicated to the funeral business finally paid off. The graduation was a … Continue reading

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The Diorama

Gwen approached Emma in the school yard a few minutes before the end of the day. The two first met when their children started kindergarten together. They referred to themselves as the ‘Parental Support Group’. “I’m excited. I think Amy’s … Continue reading

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Parking Lot Drama

The school parking lot was a mess. The accumulation of four months of snow storms left a dearth of room coveted by far too many impatient parents. Hank walked to his car after dropping off his children. He was one … Continue reading

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