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Midnight Marauders

Photo prompt courtesy Kat Myrman We froze as we heard a scampering sound, and then a big THUD! As Pat checked through the keyhole, I whispered accusingly, “It’s Christmas Eve, the house would be empty, you said!” Pat replied meekly, … Continue reading

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The Puff Piece

I looked across at the CEO of Buzzinga, the most exclusive PR Agency in the world, and said in an even, confident tone, “I’ll have you know, Mr. North, that I did not win my three Pulitzers by writing puff … Continue reading

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Santa Throws a Party

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding Santa Claus checked the Cafe once again to see if anyone had been left behind. It wouldn’t do if any of the little ones didn’t return with him to the North Pole. Christmas Eve was … Continue reading

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The Elusive Target

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I lie down at the edge of a small cliff, and look at the valley below me, spreading like the sea for as far as the eye can see. I’ve selected this place extremely carefully. … Continue reading

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Just Another Christmas Eve

Photo prompt courtesy Akshata Ram It’s here finally, Christmas Eve. The biggest day of the year for me, a time for rewards, and punishments. I have been preparing for this day for the entire year, and I can’t wait to … Continue reading

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The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is…

“Let’s go, we’re already behind schedule,” he said. “I’m not ready yet,” I replied, “I need white flowers to put in my hair, they look dazzling on me.” “WHAT?” he cried out, “Where will I get them from in this … Continue reading

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Strike!

Photo Prompt © Björn Rudberg “Their kids stick chewing gums on us,” said the first. “They pull at us till we disintegrate,” the second pipped in. “The adults are no better, they leave us in dark places and forget all about … Continue reading

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