The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

What a Granny in a Checkout Line Taught Me That Buddha Couldn’t

Fuck sake Dave. Just load the fucking cart! Adobe Stock.

All of humanity can be viewed in a checkout on a busy midweek lunchtime. Where Buddha taught patience dealing with the old and infirm, two old grannies were about to ruin my day.

Some days I just run out of luck. The milk had been guzzled by the kids and I’m forced to drink the foulest of black teas. There were no eggs after the last one flung itself off a…

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