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T is for ... The Tux

I was in my skivvies again when Jupiter barged in. This time I’d just taken off the pants of my new tuxedo – I was in the men’s fitting room having them adjusted. 326 more words


Philadelphia: A Perpetual Punching Bag

On my way home to Philadelphia from Ocean Springs, Mississippi, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that the book I was reading has ties to my hometown. 827 more words


S is for ... Serendipity

Bob rose with the sun on Tuesday morning, showered and donned his new aquamarine Adidas track suit. He packed a bag with regular clothes – all in a smaller size since he had decided to starve himself – and hopped in his car. 403 more words


"Life After God" by Douglas Coupland (1994)

“I was driving you up to Prince George to the home of your grandfather, the golf wino.”

For centuries, religion and faith in an almighty were central factors of the way life worked. 444 more words

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R is for ... Rumours

Monday night I was laying on my massage therapist’s table in nothing but my skivvies and a towel, having the knots kneaded out of my neck when Jupiter let herself into my apartment. 330 more words


Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore (Book 13 of 2014)

Walking the stacks in a library, dragging your fingers across the spines — it’s hard not to feel the presence of sleeping spirits.

I suspect that a large chunk of…

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One Day

True love may be too much boring and trifling to talk about, or even to make a fuss of. But it is an undeniable fact that true love never ceases to arouse people’s curiosity and therefore keeps its unwavering position as the idol of the book industry. 881 more words