The Bike: An Anecdote by Phoenix

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Today, when I was at Desert Industries looking for some good books to read, I felt a little sad because I didn’t get to go to the library and check out some resource/research materials, and I was frustrated with my bike. For whatever reason, I cannot get the bike to work, as the brakes are problematic and it makes a funny sound that I don’t trust. I hate riding this bike because it’s kind of unsafe, but I can’t figure out how to fix it.

Anyway, I was frustrated with the bike and sad I couldn’t go to the library today to learn via resource materials, but I was stopped in my tracks when, after I’d gotten a couple books (a book on the rebelliousness of scientists like Einstein and Galileo, and Bullfinch’s mythology), a homeless man came up to me and said, “That’s a really nice bike.”

I stopped…

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