Tag: stories

lfb: strap in, it’s speedo time

So this week LFB says: write a commentary about your best summer vacation. Best summer vacation. Psh. I am here to tell you, I haven’t had a summer vacation since high school. So I’m sitting here, trying to think about my best summer ever (vacation or not), and I’m remembering the time I went camping

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lfb: blah

BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! BLAH! A hand, finally fumbling from beneath a mound of blankets, groped around on the nightstand until it located the blaring alarm clock. Several tries later, the alarm clock was silenced, and the room regained its early-morning stillness. Forty minutes later, the silence was again

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lfb: get it right

“Hello, ma’am, what can I get you today?” I tried to put my best cheerful-I-can’t-wait-to-help-you tone in my voice as the next customer stepped up to the counter. She was sort of short, with funky red hair. As she spoke I caught the glint of a tongue piercing to go with the one in her

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lfb: wrong place, wrong time

Ethan nudges me, in a movement that I am sure he meant to be surreptitious, but just ended up almost knocking me from the chair. Right now we’re at the bar, just waiting to be seated. It’s a special occasion, you know, our anniversary. We decided on this place, because, well, we’ve never been here,

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lfb: turnabout’s fair play

She’s so pretty when she sleeps, you know? When she’s sleeping, I can’t see that vague shadow of anxiety lurking deep behind her blue eyes, I can’t see her cringe slightly when she thinks we’re going to fight, I can’t hear her breath catch in fear when I tell her I am headed out for

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lfb: rainy nights and forgiveness

The rain was, quite simply, pouring down in sheets. Michael’s hands gripped the steering wheel so tightly that his bloodless knuckles stood up in bony ridges. Light from the street lamps, blurred where reflected through the rainswept windshield, lit a harried, anxious face. Dark eyes behind black-rimmed glasses swept the roadway from side to side,

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lfb: space camp lessons

That’s right kids! What day is it? LFB DAY!!!!!! Woot! This time it’s another story, theme  “This one time, at space camp…” and we’re to include jagermeister and a chalkboard. Enjoy, then follow the links to view the stories by the other LFBers. Happy LFB Day! 2206.08.15 20:15 (voice recording) So it’s the first day of

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