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A Sound Future

“We’re in serious trouble,” exclaimed Janet. She tossed her retirement portfolio across the kitchen table. “What wrong now?” asked Phil. He opened the fridge in search of a snack. “According to my calculations, we’ll be able to retire when we’re … Continue reading

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Marital Compromise

Rob walked into the office just like it was any other normal day at work. The gasp on Wendy’s lips suggested otherwise. The entire left side of his head was bald. “What happened to you?” cried Wendy. Carter and Brody … Continue reading

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Salamander Redux

Early on the morning of January first, Scott Fraser received a call. His wife Desirae listened in. “Yes, this is he… My son is named Brett.” “Who is it?” asked Desirae. “It’s the police,” replied Scott. “Is Brett okay?” asked … Continue reading

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Hearing and Listening- The Man Who Declared Himself Emperor

Becky arrived at home from work at quarter after seven. “You’re late,” complained Clement. “I needed to clear my head. Sorry.” “Trouble at work?” Becky sat at the kitchen table. Clement brought a plate of supper he kept warming for … Continue reading

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The Broken Cell Phone Conundrum

Evelyn was visibly annoyed when she arrived home from work. “I’ve been trying to get a hold of you all day,” she said to her husband, Spencer. “I’m sorry. My phone died,” said Spencer. He offered his wife a consoling … Continue reading

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A Matter of Manly Perspective

“Do you mind if we stop at the drug store for a second? I’ve gotta pick something up for Cheryl,” said Luke. He turned into the parking lot before getting an answer. “Look at you, the dutiful husband,” said Glen. … Continue reading

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When Husbands Get Sick

The groaning from the bed grew louder as Cassidy stared into the bathroom mirror. She rolled her eyes as she applied foundation.   “Cassidy, I’m sick,” Fletcher moaned.   “I know. Why don’t you rest.”   “I can’t. My throat … Continue reading

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