Tag Archives: Spring

Weather Scapegoat

Doris looked out the bay window in the living room and sighed. The bright morning sun warmed the whole room.   “Why are you pining?” asked Matt.   “It’s so deceiving. The sun is shining, so you think it’s a … Continue reading

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Pandemic in the Springtime

The long winter left everyone eager to shed their hibernation. Then came the pandemic. Two weeks after the government encouraged its citizens to self-isolate, Jeremy felt claustrophobic. The warming weather only heightened his restlessness.   On a beautiful sundrenched Tuesday … Continue reading

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Spring Feelings

Kent watched wisps of snow dance across the asphalt. The wind flipped and whirled the flakes in a wintry choreography. It reminded Kent of the elegant flocks of birds or sleek schools of fish, moved by a divine hand in … Continue reading

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When Optimism Breaks Down

It was the first beautiful day of Spring. Mandy, Jacob, Ethan and Roxie took full advantage by taking their lunch outside. “I got a cat on the weekend,” announced Ethan. “A man with a cat. Insert stereotype here,” laughed Mandy. … Continue reading

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Snow Quixote

The snow was a foot deep when Aiden screwed up the determination to shovel. It was the third time in a week he had to clear the sidewalk. From inside the world looked pristine. The unblemished crystalline blanket shimmered in … Continue reading

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A Steaming Cup of Crazy

Sitting on the patio of Morton’s Café, Hector breathed deeply. “I love Spring in the city.” “Nothing like stepping through freshly thawed garbage,” said Stewart. “Or the smell. Nasty,” added Ramona. “You two are pessimists,” said Hector. “And look at … Continue reading

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The First Nice Day Of Spring

The digital clock on the wall in the coffee lab read 2:53. It was finally the first nice day of Spring and Quincey was restless. His cell phone rang. It was Sid from Purchasing. “Hey.” “Quincey! Are you busy?” Quincey … Continue reading

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