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THE SURE THING, CAN DO, CAN'T MISS SYSTEM The fifteen-cent-a-minute long distance phone call from my wife to my sister-in-law was an hour and a half long. I peered over my newspaper to the clock ov…

THE SURE THING, CAN DO, CAN'T MISS SYSTEM





The fifteen-cent-a-minute long distance phone call from my wife to my sister-in-law was an hour and a half long. I peered over my newspaper to the clock over Mabel's shoulder. The phone receiver blocked my view. I craned my neck.

I stopped my eavesdropping, put down my paper and took out a calculator from the drawer. Mabel looked up at me and squinted.

"You're talking us into the poorhouse." I lectured.

Mabel mouthed two… Continue

Added by Jeremiah Fay on February 20, 2011 at 22:03 — No Comments

THE SHORT STORY CORNER : CHRONICLES OF THE LIVES OF THE COME-OVERS

Land of the Free





The trip to Ireland for the O’Connell family of Simsbury, Connecticut, was winding down in the western town of Ennis. John O’Connell, the family patriarch, conducted the tour that included all of the Art Museums, antiquity museums and plays that Ireland had to offer and his issue could stand. Paul and Peter, John’s two sons, waited their time to play golf at the world’s greatest golf courses only to be thwarted by rainy…

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Added by Jeremiah Fay on April 25, 2008 at 9:00 — 4 Comments

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