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Host with the Most!

Rhonda and Steve were awestruck as they stared unblinking at the magnificent interiors of the Airbnb. The walls were covered with such grand paintings that it looked like they were in the Louvre. Add Bach’s Goldberg Variations playing in the … Continue reading

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How I Met your Grandmother

  Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent After a long, leisurely lunch, I was eyeing the shade of a thick grove of trees, but my plan of stealing a siesta went for a toss as my grandkids immediately surrounded me. “Grandpa,” … Continue reading

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The Hold-Up

Photo prompt courtesy Dale Rogerson The early-morning tranquility of the café was shattered by the entry of a wild-haired, red-eyed woman, who rushed to the counter, and shouted hysterically, “Give me everything you’ve got!” The shivering man behind the counter … Continue reading

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The End

Photo by Felipe Ribeiro at Pexels.com The flood had subsided, but no one was celebrating. I stood on the deck alone, a pariah, for no fault of mine. They blamed me for the ending of the human race. But how … Continue reading

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The Honeymoon Special

We arrived on the runway in a disheveled state, running like crazy. As we hopped on aboard, and finally took a breath, I poked Tom with my elbow, and said, “Smile, we’re on our honeymoon.” “Smile?” Tom sounded exasperated, “We … Continue reading

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In a Jam

As I opened the refrigerator door, my wife’s words of warning reverberated in my ears, “No more sweets, or you’ll be in a right royal jam!” But her words soon faded away, and all I could see was a treasure … Continue reading

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A Giant Step for Mankind

  Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent It was the 12th day of our journey, and I was exhausted, drained of all the enthusiasm and excitement that I had started off with. I just wanted to reach our destination and get … Continue reading

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His First Sleepover

PHOTO PROMPT © Jan Wayne Fields Martha and Joseph woke up suddenly, to find their entire home shaking violently. They looked at each other and then cried out together, “The sleepover!” They ran out, only to find their yard looking … Continue reading

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Just Jammin’

Photo by Wal_172619 @ picabay.com The jam stretched on for miles, but there was no honking of horns, no loud grumblings of frustrated drivers or impatient passengers. Everyone was just staring out of their windows, mouths wide open. You would … Continue reading

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The Makeover

Photo from Morguefile My face lit up with pride as I watched Anne write. When I’d found her running cheap scams on Pub Street, she couldn’t even spell her name, let alone being able to write it. But I’d seen … Continue reading

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