"He considers himself the keeper of the light, always ready to shine light into even the darkest corners"
“It was hard sometimes” Karl thought, “staying awake and always being ready for an emergency. But he was also very proud of the responsibility that was bestowed on him.”
“Lars took his security announcements very serious and delivered them with the dignity and gravitas that they deserved. So no wonder he often got sad when he glanced around and realized that no one was listening.”
“It was in these minutes after her owner had just gotten up that she missed his weight the most.”
“Her favorite part of the day was after everyone had left and she could finally go to sleep with the lights off.”
“It was one of those days where Tim wished he had been more responsible the night before and had gone to sleep earlier.”
"He loved being able to stop the whole traffic just by people pressing his nose. But boy did he hate the occasional punchers."
"Today was one of those days he just couldn’t stand his twin brother staring at him all day long"
"Yes, he thought, I am over a hundred years old, but why did that mean he had to be in a museum? He felt really empty, not storing the dishes anymore."
"Yes," Bo thought," I am just the base of a fire hydrant and to spot me you need to look at me upside down. But people should respect me nevertheless right?"
“Don’t get me wrong”, Lili said “I do love my speaker ears, I just do not appreciate when they are misused as music speakers, especially in public
"Ed was shocked to find out that, since he was made of plastic, he would outlive everyone."
"The thing that’s the awesomest about the rain", Bibi told me ,"is that it cleans you up, makes you shiny and is also super refreshing". "Just be careful not to get too much in your eyes." she added.
"I just love my new spot" Mimi told me. "Surrounded by bushes and grass and all the gorgeous nature smells. Life is really good down here."
"It had been a rough couple of days since he started developing a severe case of dust allergy."
"Having everyone step on you all day long was definitely not the favorite part of his job, but the gossip he got to overhear was totally worth the trouble."
"Horst hated to complain, but the decision not to use rust free paint on him anymore started to affect him emotionally."
"Being the garage door handle was fine as far as he’s concerned, he just wished his owner would oil the hinges, their creaking was out of control"
"She was quiet alright with her new role as a napkin holder. She stopped being picky after spending the last seven years in the vintage store foster home."
"If she just had a mouth, the stories she’d tell would be world famous. But no, she was banished to be quiet, forever watching, never telling."
"Life was just swell" Claire thought "working in a cafe was her dream come true. Where every morning, she got to wake, to the smell, of fresh coffee."
"Yes", Roman thought "Claire’s job is nice. But his was way better. As a coffee grinder HE was the very first to smell the freshly ground coffee. Now that was hands down the best job ever!"
"It wasn’t so much that Lars thought he was better than everyone else, but providing the water for the Firefighters was a very important job. He had to always stay alert, there was just no time for socializing."
As overheard by Mr. M.G. : “Lately, Jonas said, I have really gotten tired of being sat on all the time”
"Lou was flabbergasted ever since the coat hook that used to cover his face got unscrewed and taken off. Now he finally got to see the wonders of the world that were kept from him all his life."
"When Eli was assigned to a house in California, he got scared that he would never be used. But luckily it was a house in the bay area."
"Klaus took pride in always being at the ready. And he felt it was of utmost importance to do it with a smile."
"Looking back on his life, Shu sometimes daydreamed for hours on end, reliving all the excitement and adventures he had been on."
"From dusk till dawn, Humphrey was wide awake. He was fascinated by the people and the stories he saw, coming out under the cover of night."
"Yes, being a door stopper was nice," Max thought, "but constantly being hit on the nose wasn’t."
"Lulu loved the her new apartment owner because she used a fancy shampoo in the shower so that Lulu started to smell minty all day."
"Mikael came over from Russia 32 years ago and had been a cab window hatchet ever since. Life was good," he said, "but sometimes he really missed his friends in good old russia."
"Woijtek had grown tired of LA a long time ago. He longed for the time of his childhood in Russia, where he had friends and where he had purpose. But right here and now, in this taxi cab, no one remembered what his purpose was. Including himself."
"Carlos did not appreciate the tagging that happened last night. And even though he could not read what was written on his face, he knew he would definitely not approve of it."
"Yes," Ramon thought, "the coffee smell is nice and everything, but the spills of burning hot coffee on his head were not"
"It had been a long week", Momo thought, "and it wasn’t even Wednesday yet. Maybe if I just close my eyes for a second, I’ll feel better"
"Soren was not ok with the situation. But there was nothing he could do, so he tried, most of the time unsuccessfully, to make his peace with it."
"Marie was not sure what she hated more, a dripping nose or being skipped on completely."
"There were days he wished everyone would just stop calling him Elvis. Yes, he got the hair, but he got really tired of having to tell people he can’t sing."
"My new salad bowl job is quiet awesome" Holger said, "And so much better than the constant noise and clatter of my previous job as a mixing bowl."
He’d seen so much in his life, witnessed so many stories, heard so many secrets. He just sometimes wish he’d had someone to share it all with.
"It was just one of those days…" Gepetto thought "…though lately, there had been way too many of those."
It had been a long day for Pege and standing on the hot asphalt in the burning sun had also gotten him slightly dizzy. So when he spotted this lovely shady spot he decided to take a well deserved nap. (Photo courtesy of Mr. Tony P.)
It’s was one of those days for Pavel he told me. But what can one do, some days you just get stepped on an unusual high amount of times.
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