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The Scouting Meeting

Watching hours of film solved nothing. The room was deeply divided. Half the room wanted Daniel Debarge, the quarterback from Idaho Tech. He was flash and dazzle, a human highlight reel. The kid was already a star. Unfortunately, he knew … Continue reading

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In the Blood

Brady felt something warm on the side of his nose. Instinctively, he touched it and felt something wet. When he looked at this fingers, he discovered blood. “What on earth?” he exclaimed. Luke saw blood and panicked. “What happened? Are … Continue reading

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An Apolitical Manifesto

(Food for thought.) 1. Governments cannot abolish evil. (It’s certain they create more of it.) 2. Folks, at their core, are selfish. All forms of evil stem from this truth. (Genuine altruism is endangered.) 3. When you spend more than … Continue reading

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With Age Comes…

Kyle was visibly upset when he arrived home from work. Veronica was already setting the take-out Chinese meals she picked up on her way home. “I spent the last hour fighting with Marcus. That young punk thinks he’s the smartest … Continue reading

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Wisdom of the Mundane

“What did you do this weekend? Anything fun?” Corey asked Tom on Monday morning. Tom sat at his desk and leaned back. “Let’s see. I got the oil changed on the car, mowed the lawn, weeded the garden. Oh. I … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Making Your Bed

When Katie married Clayton, one of the first things she learned about him was his habit of making the bed. It was the very first thing he did after he woke in the morning. On days when he was up … Continue reading

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Beyond Her Years

Olivia pounced when she discovered Chelsea in the high school library. “Wanna know the definition of sad?” asked Olivia. “What?” asked Chelsea. She was eager for an excuse to break from studying. “An old man making a website. That’s what my dad was … Continue reading

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