Archive - January 2015

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Bitter Tasting
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Kicking and Screaming
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Anniversary
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Family Treasures
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A Useful Brain
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Alone in a New World

Bitter Tasting

She licked her lips not able to release the bitter taste from her tongue. That boy did not taste good. He was too nervous and it tainted his flavor. She told him she wanted to walk home alone. She listened to the click, click of her heels on the cement as she hurried to the[…]

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Kicking and Screaming

“So I guess we know his trigger.” I pressed my knees into Tyler’s back. “Oxygen?” Doug grunted as he pulled the rope tighter around Tyler’s hands. “We’re going to need more rope.” I nodded at this as Tyler kicked, fighting to free himself from his binds. I met Doug’s dark eyes. Beads of sweat formed[…]

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Anniversary

Glitter fell from the sky and dusted everyone. Soon running disco balls were seeking cover in doorways and cars. Jessica tugged her cap down trying to keep the sharp glitter from her eyes. People had stopped looking upward fairly quickly. Glitter is not friendly to the eyes. It was a glitter blizzard and no one[…]

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Family Treasures

Pickles were not her favorite. Sharon had been hiding them around the house all day. She was pretty sure she could fit a few behind the mystery jug on the top shelf. She tucked two jars under her arm and climbed up but the shelf tittered. She hopped down and reached over with her foot[…]

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A Useful Brain

“Good morning!” The lady in the dark pantsuit said. She looked around the room as if they were being loud disruptive children, when the opposite was actually true. Desi looked around him and noticed that everyone was just as quiet and nervous as he was. All eyes were focused in the general direction of the[…]

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Alone in a New World

The fire hadn’t gone down much since she got it going. Shelby poked and prodded it with a long stick hoping the stick wouldn’t catch on fire too. She needed coals to cook with and wasn’t seeing any. She had to cook today. There was nothing ready made.  She hoped that she’d end up with something[…]

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