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This book contains more than just stories about the family. Some entries are dappled impressions of modern life. Some are comedy bits, with the odd gem of a punch line. Others are lighter than air and rise up like whimsy. Others still have a slightly more serious intent, with surprising twists. These funny, short original stories first appeared on the website: www.alexcarr ...more
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Published April 17th 2010 by Alex Carrick (first published October 5th 2009)
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Cynthia
Apr 15, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Alex Carrick is entertaining, funny and light-hearted in his writings. Not one, not two, but 78 stories are available in "Two Scoops Is Just Right". A quick and east read that will keep you immersed in his humor all the way through. I loved it!
Melissa
Mar 06, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I couldn't stop laughing while reading this. Even now, while thinking back to some of the stories, I have to chuckle.

Alex Carrick talks about everything from family, to recycling, to death. He writes in a way that he would speak to you if you were in front of you. There are 78 short stories in total and not one of them is disappointing. He writes about topics that interest each and every one of us, and topics that we all talk about with our friends. He somehow manages to find the right mix to ad
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Donna Carrick
Dec 06, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A terrific, light and humourous read for anyone who needs a break from daily toil. All about the work, family, friends and occasional flights of fancy that life is made of.
Qualifier: Alex is my husband. Lucky me!
Karen
Oct 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book. great peek into carrick family life and what Alex finds amusing or insightful. Nice light hearted bits and highly entertaining. Thanks for making me giggle so Loud I woke hubby up.
Alex Carrick
May 08, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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78 original, funny short stories by Alex Carrick.
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In July 2010, Alex Carrick’s “The Size of the Skip” received an honorable mention in the prestigious and world-wide Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition (based in Key West, Florida). For the second year in a row, he was short-listed in 2011 for “Caboose Follies”. But this is getting ahead of ourselves.

Alex carried out his undergraduate work at the University of Western Ontario (UWO), then rece
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