[Downsizing Zeal] Keeping Souvenir Glasses

After hours of debate over keeping the souvenir glass of the hospital where I had surgery to relieve the pressure on my spine, I favored materialism. I do not have a positive surgical experience. The item, instead, functionally reminds me of a transcendent experience. After waking up from anesthesia, I was trapped; my body was numb, like the music video for “One.” This glass, in a sense, should remind me of my realization of absurdism.

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[The Story] Sense of Humor

If April Fools’s is our way to avoid taking life so seriously, what functions similarly in “The Story,” especially focusing on stress/destressing? Expanding outside of holidays, what comedy is popular, unpopular, and more important: what types of comedy do John (right) and Trishna (background) enjoy? John is a more serious individual. Does he enjoy sitcoms? Does Trishna amuse herself with punny jokes? Is silly Pollyanna (foreground) worth her weight in dog treats as a comedian?

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