Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Moroccan Carpets

It was in the Kasbah of Casablanca. Mohammed, the guide, led Jack and Jill up some narrow staircases into a large hall full of colorful carpets with intricate designs hung up on the walls, placed around on the floor, with … Continue reading

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The Camel Inheritance

Sheik Abdullah ben Suleiman al Rashid was assassinated, leaving a will that only included his three sons. The will stipulated that his 35 camels be divided into 2, 3 and 9 parts among them. The Sheik’s sons Mohammed, Barkatullah and … Continue reading

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The Roxy Theater

It was 10 pm in the midwestern town of Dry Gulch, and the last show at the Roxy theater had just ended with all moviegoers gone home. “Hey Molly, how many people attended the last movie ’Dead Man’s Canyon,’ starring … Continue reading

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The Globe Balls Quiz Show

The host of the show, Barnstorm McDoodle, stood on an elevated podium studded with multi-colored lights. Barnstorm was wearing a jacket splattered with bright small reflectors, flashing a wide Hollywood smile under a pencil thin moustache – his thick, abundant … Continue reading

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