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Your Guess Is As Good As Mine

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Daniel Andrlik
Daniel Andrlik
Daniel Andrlik lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia. By day he manages product teams. The rest of the time he is a podcast host and producer, writer of speculative fiction, a rabid reader, and a programmer.

I have no idea how tired or drunk I was when I wrote this, but I found it among my other blog notes so I thought I would post it here to give you a view into the way my mind works when exhausted. I have left it in its unedited state to preserve whatever the hell I was going for at the time, which was September 8 according to the file data.

Sitting in an uncomfortable car seat, waiting for the clockwork man to make his clockwork appearance, I observe the cogs of the world move.

He moves slowly, and his motions would be fluid if it were not for the jerking of his crank.

Teetering on the edge of his balcony, the little man drops his hammer, and the bell does not toll.

Man is not made for routine.


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I hate the telephone with an unreasoning yet unstoppable passion. It’s something my father and I share, so I probably learned it from him. The sound of a phone ringing, even if it is a cutesy cell phone ringtone, is like fingernails on chalkboard to my ears.
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