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Don’t Call Me Surely

Don’t Call Me Surely by Mark Lyons Image by leecu from Pixabay             “Surely you are going to get to work early today,” said Mark to his wife, Sally as they sat at the kitchen table enjoying a light but hot breakfast.             “I am,” replied Sally as she spread a generous amount of strawberry jam across a crisp slice of toasted bread. “And don’t call me surely.”             I see you are wearing the fuzzy striped socks from SammySocks Etc.”, said Mark with a slight smirk on his face. “A bold pair of socks for a bold fashion statement.”             “Yes,” said Sally with a sly smile of her own. “These socks set the tone of moving forward with...

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Dance Moves

Dance Moves by Mark Lyons Image by AlexLoban from Pixabay             “I think I finally got this dance step down, Honey,” says Mark. “Sally, watch this.”             With steps as graceful as a bull in a china cabinet, Mark struts and gyrates around the room trying, unsuccessfully, to match the beat of “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees.             “Can ….. you ….. see ….., Schweetie? …..gasps Mark. “Just ….. like ….. Tony ….. Manero ….. in the movie!”             Sally sits on their couch and critically eyes her husband flailing around the room. She crosses her legs and reveals a pair of black striped crew socks from SammySocks Etc.               “Yep, just like in the movie, although not...

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River Dancing

River Dancing by Mark Lyons Image by SnapWireSnaps from Pixabay             “Look, I’m river dancing!” exclaims Mark to his wife, Sally.             Sally peers over at her gyrating husband as he flails his legs and feet all in one spot in the middle of their living room.             “Don’t you think,” asks Mark gasping for breath. “it’s almost as good as my tribute to disco?”             Pulling up her pants legs, Sally reveals a pair of red argyle crew socks with red cuffs and toes from SammySocks Etc. “Let me show you how it’s done.”             Sally expertly moves her legs and feet along with the music blasting from an 80s style boom box. Mark slumps his shoulders, stops his...

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Juggling by Mark Lyons Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay             “I think I’m going to take up juggling, Schweetie!” said Mark.             Sally gave him a sideways glance. “Juggling?” she asked.             “Yes,” replied Mark as he grabbed three balled up pairs of socks from his sock drawer in their dresser. “All of the really cool celebrities can juggle. Let’s see, there is Justin Bieber, Tom Hanks, Patrick Dempsey, Neil Patrick Harris, Michelle Obama, and Cary Grant, to name a few. I think I will be rather good at it.”             “What makes you so sure?” asked Sally.             “Well, I am able to binge watch all of Clint Eastwood’s movies, recite from memory every Beatles’ #1 hit, swallow...

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She Is Going to Love These Gifts!

She Is Going to Love These Gifts! by Mark Lyons Image by Yao Charlen from Pixabay             “She is going to love these gifts!” whispered Dave as he stood back and took a long look at the items spread across his bed. “I better get these wrapped before she gets back from her sister’s.”             “I amaze myself sometimes,” said Dave under his breath. “These are so awesome! They weren’t even on her wish list, too. Boy is she going to be so surprised. Let’s see if I have all of them. There’s a blender, a weed whacker, a new kitchen trash can, a “Cook for Your Man” cookbook, a paper towel dispenser for the bathroom, and an extra-large jar...

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