Tag Archives: summer

What Do You Love About Me?

The unexpected downpour in July sucked the joy from Alicia’s summer. “Not again.” Ben came up and slipped his arm around her waist. “It certainly makes everything look greener.” Alicia thought how misery loves company only if it’s just as … Continue reading

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Good Intentions

Neil was genuinely annoyed that he was forced to go to the park on a sunny Saturday afternoon. He’d rather be sitting on his couch at home, binge watching Netflix. “Wow, you made it,” said Amy. “This better be worth … Continue reading

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Ode to Summer Barbecue

The summer was in full swing. Tommy understood this well, not by the warm days with children home from school, but by his wife’s insistence that he barbecue several times a week. “The house gets too hot with the oven … Continue reading

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The Sun Day

Before Nate could enter his office building, he had to run the gauntlet of sun worshippers basking in the glow of a warm summer morning. “Hello, sir,” said Pardeep. She and Olaf were sitting on a bench near the fountain, … Continue reading

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First World Survival Techniques

“Dane, we gotta do somethin’. I’m dyin’,” complained Brett as he leaned out of the window of Dane’s car. “I know. The air conditioning died yesterday,” said Dane. “I have no idea where we are.” “Why’d we road trip on … Continue reading

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Hope Through Tennis

When Lilith walked into the family room, she was stunned by what she discovered. “Why are you watching tennis? You hate tennis,” she said. “That’s not true,” said Vernon. “In the eight years I’ve known you, I have never even … Continue reading

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A brief update

I haven’t been posting as frequently this summer and I thought an explanation might be in order. As you may know, I write the “Rembrandt Parables,” a series of humorous stories centred around a coffee shop. Do date I’ve written … Continue reading

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