"I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves." Ludwig Wittgenstein

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Hair-Trigger Boredom

I’m stuck in a low level service job, Richard ruminated. People think that it’s easy chauffeuring around the rich and powerful, the famous and the disturbed. They think that all you do is sit there and drive. But it’s not that easy—boredom never is. I once read that a man who is bored, is just as dangerous as a loaded gun in the hand of a toddler.

Driving home from work, Richard decided he would stop by Lola’s, because today he had nothing better to do than to tell Lola he loved her.

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