"After you've finished doing what you're doing, could you not begin doing something else?"
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Hare reading a book while the tortoise races past
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"I can't believe I didn't think of this before."
"I'm not beached. I just don't swim on Saturdays."
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"Is this a creative nap or a nap nap?"
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"Christ! How much further is it to the next rest stop!?!"
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Then on the Eighth Day
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A man lies in a hammock under leaves.
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"Wanna step outside for a sit break?"
And on the Eighth Day God Just Puttered Around the House
Drunk And Orderly
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Death takes a coffee break
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"It doesn't matter. Anywhere will do."
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On the Seventh Day
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"I've finished shovelling and am for the most part satisfied with the results, but I'll rest now and look at it again in the morning."
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"Maybe things would have turned out better if I'd put in a whole week."
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"Summer Reading Group"
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Forget Your Worries at Velton Corners, Spa.
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"Not now Matthew. This is daddy's quiet desparation time."
"I'm catching up on my inertia."
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"Are you all right?"
"Death takes a personal day."
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