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At The National Broadcasting System Christmas Party

“Our ratings took a massive hit this December. We can’t have that happen again. I want ideas. Go,” barked Matt Lacao, CEO for the National Broadcasting System. The others in the room were stunned. “What?!?” shouted Matt. “Isn’t this supposed … Continue reading

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Close Encounters

Oliver fought his way through the mall, shopping for Christmas presents. Pressed shoulder to shoulder with the crowd, he was swept helplessly along until he came face to face with Wes, an old school friend. “Oli, how ya been?” asked … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Parents

It rained for the first time in two months. Gabe ran around the front yard, laughing and celebrating. Monica and her daughter Cadence watched from the kitchen window. “Mom, are all gardeners so weird?” Monica sighed. “You father is special.” … Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit For The Next Generation

Three days before Christmas and the mall was in chaos. Dirk sat at the entrance of the food court and smiled at the frenzied mob that passed by. Melanie sat across from him, sipping on a candy cane latté. “This … Continue reading

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Another Casualty of Black Friday

When Boris arrived at home, he was greeted by Grace, rooted on the couch, surrounded by Black Friday fliers. “Where did you get all those?” he asked. “The mail. Isn’t it great? It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” … Continue reading

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Shopping In The Middle Age

  The mall was crowded with enthusiastic shoppers. Derek fought his way to a seat in the food court and sipped his coffee. He checked his watch. It only made him angry. These were three hours of his life he’d … Continue reading

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Shopaholic Litmus Test

You’re a shopaholic if you’ve ever said, “Look! I bought this at 75% off. I wonder what it is?”

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