[Clipart 041] Cat Taxi Driver

[Clipart 041] Cat Taxi Driver

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Dev stared out the coffee shop window and tapped the bottom of his coffee cup over his open mouth. The dull green and tan cup, sleeve, and lid were plastered with a dozen marks denoting its biodegradablity and ecofriendlyness. Dev chucked it into the small black wastebasket next to the complex of color-coded recycling bins. The last drop of lukewarm cappuchino barely registered as it rolled across his tongue. Dev savored the final spectral taste for a moment before his gaze shifted back to the iPhone sitting in front of him. It had been 18 minutes since he ordered his Uber and he was getting dangerously close to writing a scathing App Store review.

“Uber driver 5 minutes away my ass.” Dev posted as a status on Facebook. The post garnered 56 likes and several threads arguing the merits of Uber vs Lyft when a black Prius pulled into the fire lane and turned on its flashers. Dev stormed out of the coffee shop and threw his bag and himself into the back seat of the unassuming sedan without a word. Continue reading “[Clipart 041] Cat Taxi Driver” »

[Clipart 008] Cat in Flood

[Clipart 008] Cat in Flood

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“Okay, imagine this,” Greg started. Liu promptly stood up from her chair, put her newspaper underneath her armpit, and walked away from him. “No wait, don’t go,” he said, following her out of the food court and into the crowded hallway.

“I do not really want to do another one of your games,” Liu said, brushing her way past people in order to get away from Greg. “Please try again some other time.”

“It’s not a game, it’s a mind exercise. It’s fun,” Greg said. He pushed past the same people and tried to keep up with her down the hallway. “What’s so bad about fun?”

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