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Perky

The close captions that describe music make me laugh. They will say “perky music” or “epic music” or some other descriptive about the music. What I wonder is this: does the screenwriter put a note in the script that says merely “perky music” or some such? 23 more words

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Put That Thing Away

Little Tommy had a knack for picking up things around the house that he wasn’t supposed to touch. I could hear his mother through the thin walls of our apartment building saying, “Put that thing away,” frequently during the day. 46 more words

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On the Table

Jared dropped keys and sunglasses on the table as he raced toward the bathroom. That Chinese food from the food truck did something horrible to him. 58 more words

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Strike Out

Tara stepped off the edge and rappelled into the cave. The light on her helmet sketched a faint path through the rocks. This trip into the cave was Tara’s last chance to prove her case about what had become of Steve. 67 more words

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Share the Wealth

It’s so dry here everything crackles. The humidifier runs constantly. Yet just a few miles from here there’s flooding or snow several feet deep. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to even that out? 38 more words

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The Movers

We were the movers. A ragtag group of family and friends, a couple of  pickup trucks, and not enough time. I had the easy parts like wiping off the dust and bringing in the pizza. 59 more words

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Stars

I remember as a younger person staring at the stars for hours. I learned to find the Big Dipper and the Little Dipper, Orion, The Pleiades, Gemini and many more. 87 more words

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