Category Archives: purpose


He sat there, clicking the cap on his pen. On and off, on and off. He stared out the window at passersby, not noticing a single one of them. It was as though they were extras on the most boring … Continue reading

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Purpose and randomness

I recently heard the comment that the difference between fiction and real life is that fiction is supposed to make sense. Considering the randomness of falling branches on my car, I’d have to agree with that statement. If this is … Continue reading

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