Existential garage sale

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I held my annual existential garage sale last Saturday. It was scheduled – rain or shine, with a set of core values or without – from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., although who can really know the nature of time as an abstract in a physical world? Certainly not those early birds who showed up at 7 o’clock looking for cheap fundamental truths and free will.

And I specifically said in the ad: “No rational egoists!”

Anyway, I always look forward to this sale to clear out a lot of outdated household goods and personal belief systems. I could just throw them in the trash, I suppose, but it feels much better to say goodbye to, for instance, youthful ambition if I can convince someone to give me three bucks for it.

And wicker. All that wicker. I don’t know how we ended up with so much wicker. So…

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4 thoughts on “Existential garage sale

  1. Hey just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The text in your post seem to
    be running off the screen in Chrome. I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something to do with browser compatibility but I thought I’d post to let you know.

    The layout look great though! Hope you get the problem resolved soon. Cheers


    1. I’m sorry. I just found your comment in the Spam folder. I have checked the formatting in Chrome in my MacBook and Windows, and I cannot find any issues with the text running off screen, so I am puzzled by what is going on. Is it the whole post that is doing it?


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