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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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Communicating Across The Generational Divide

  Holly watched her daughter Megan burst into the living room. She landed on the couch and produced a sound Holly knew well. Teenaged angst. It was followed by a long, weary sigh. The entire time Megan clicked away on … Continue reading

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School Trip to the Thinks Gallery of Art

The Thinks Gallery of Art was the first field trip Ruby Ingval led as a teacher. Art was the true passion of Ruby’s life. She settled for teaching because of her insatiable need for food, clothing and shelter. Ruby quickly … Continue reading

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